Premier Kids offers numerous fabrics

Premier Prints brings child-related prints to fabrics Premier Prints was founded by a Tupelo, Mississippi, family with deep roots in the furniture supply industry. John Hodges, Billy Hodges, Zeke Hodges, and Bob Stedman started the company in February of 1991 and began by producing a printed decking fabric to market to upholstered furniture manufacturers. The product allowed each furniture company to personalize their products with custom logos and quickly became a staple for the industry. Through hard work, research, and necessity, the business branched into printing home decorative fabrics. After 12 years of steady growth, the company purchased a new …

SnoofyBee™ makes for happy diaper time

Company designs Clean Hands Changing Pad in several patterns/colors. Parents of five children, Amy and Michael Perry had a problem. Their 8 month old son was so curious about the world around him that the squirming, reaching, and grabbing made diapering so difficult it required two people. The active family sought a portable solution to make diaper-time easier. They wanted something less restraining than changing table covers and diapering pillows on the market. With the help of grandma’s sewing skills they created a few prototypes and eventually developed the Clean Hands Changing Pad. The portable changing pad features a thin …

Newlie introduces the Louise Backpack Diaper Bag

From Newlie is the The Louise Backpack Diaper Bag, which can be worn as both a backpack and a shoulder bag. Even better, this is the perfect transitional baby bag. The signature interior insulated pocket means mom can store baby bottles during the diaper years and snacks during the toddler years. For more information call 800/ 324-1272 or visit www.newlie.com.

Biiby breastfeeding bib helps solve messy problems for moms

Biiby, the first breastfeeding bib for nursing mothers, was invented by a mother who has issues with milk leaking onto her own apparel. A winner of Parent Tested Parent Approved, the Biiby is reported to catch all of a mother’s breastmilk that doesn’t make it to baby’s mouth. The functional, American-made bib utilizes bamboo fleece and organic cotton terry fabrics. Designed to last through multiple uses before being washed, Biiby is made of three layers and can also be used as a burp cloth or burp pad. The moisture-wicking, absorbent, and eco-friendly Biiby is also designed to help busy moms …

Eight the Plate promotes healthy eating habits for picky eaters

Designed to reduce mealtime drama and encourage picky eaters to try new foods, 8 the Plate was invented by a mom and dad—behavioral analyst and aerospace engineer. After implementing behavioral strategies to get their daughter to eat, they designed a product that could facilitate all of the strategies. 8 the Plate is a divided plate that spins inside a clear cover and designed for ages 2-6—the “picky eater” years. The plate only spins one direction so parents pick the order of the food presented, yet the child is able to spin the plate themselves. Made from Tritan from Eastman, the …

Thule Introduces Sleek City Stroller

Thule recently introduced the Sleek, a smart, safe, and stylish four-wheeled city stroller offering ease of handling, superior comfort, and versatility. A bassinet, sibling seat, glider board, or car seat can be added to accommodate two or three children. Available accessories include cup holders, footmuffs, changing bags, and more. For more information call 800/ 238-2388 or visit www.thule.com.

The “aMACEing” Child-Proof Baby Bottle

The aMACEing ZERO LEAK® Child Proof Baby Bottle by MACE is possibly the safest bottle you can buy. As a parent, you want to provide the safest environment for your baby. Many parents go through extensive childproofing efforts to make sure their little one is safe around the home, but there is an item that has been overlooked—the baby bottle. Although many baby bottle companies have come a long way by introducing bottles that are made from food-grade plastics, feature anti-colic vents to reduce digestion problems, and even bottles made from glass, they all still have one problem—they leak from …

ASTRA Retailers Choose Top Specialty Toy Picks

The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) recently unveiled its 2018 Best Toys for Kids award winners. The list includes 17 winning toys in 16 categories. “ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids award program is different from other top toy lists because it reflects the collective expertise of hundreds of toy retailers who know toys inside out,” says Kimberly Mosley, president of ASTRA. “The list of winners is a well-balanced representation of the fun, top-quality, high play value products consumers can find in locally-owned neighborhood toy stores around the country.” The Best Toys for Kids program was created by ASTRA to …

Fertility Tracker wins award for best of baby tech

iXensor, maker of the PixoTest® platform that enables multi-biomarker testing through a smartphone, recently won the Best of Baby Tech Awards in Fertility and Pregnancy. Receiving the Best in Fertility and Pregnancy award has established Eveline as a leading innovation in ovulation tracking and testing solutions, according to the company. Providing women a seamless and integrated way to better target their ovulation, ultimately helping couples conceive faster is the Eveline mission. The Eveline Smart Fertility System consists of an ovulation test kit, a validated ovulation prediction algorithm, and a fertility tracking app for iOS and Android. Its patented technology uses …

Dry Baby solves parents’ big problem

As a mother of two “happy spitters”, Jennifer Chapman developed Dry Baby products to provide caregivers with functional apparel that gives them a leg up in the battle against spills, spit up, and drool. Dry Baby offers water, stain, and odor repellent clothing for infants and toddlers. Dry Baby’s signature fabric is truly one of a kind. Developed by a former NASA scientist, the company’s cotton is treated with a water-based solution that is fluorocarbon-free and safe for use with infants. The soft fabric is 90 percent ring spun cotton and 10 percent poly blend. The high neckline is designed …