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 …

Kind + Jugend 2018: Everything for the next generation

Only a few industries are as keen on innovation as the world of baby and children’s outfitting: thousands of new products and a never-ending series of new trends find their way into children’s rooms worldwide, and exciting ideas for parents and children are conquering the market everywhere. The trend here too is also increasingly toward design, quality, and not least environmental consciousness and sustainability. Kind + Jugend in Cologne, Germany is scheduled September 20-23. The international baby and toddler product fair this year features: six exhibition halls covering around 110,000 m². Product groups have been re-arranged on the show floor …

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 …

New nursing pillow portable, comfortable

Created by a family nurse practitioner and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, littlebeam™ nursing pillows are designed to help nursing mothers find the comfort they want. Littlebeam is small enough to fit into a diaper bag, but big enough to use in all nursing positions comfortably, according to founder Dr. Kathy McCue. The littlebeam™ nursing pillow is portable and can be used with lactation-expert-recommended positions like cross-cradle and football. Designed to be ergonomically correct for both mother and baby, it will help mothers find breastfeeding success in a short while. The unique body-hugging design doesn’t need straps or Velcro® to stay …

Snuggle Me™ sensory lounger offers comfort for babies

A unique , patented feature of the Snuggle Me™ sensory lounger means that when a baby is placed on the center-sling™ the sides of the Snuggle Me™ gently pull in, giving the newborn the feeling of a hug and recreating the womb experience. The design creates a secure fit around a baby’s torso so the baby is unable to roll or turn within the lounger. The patented center-sling™ provides the physical support an infant craves. In addition, because the Snuggle Me securely contours to baby’s shape and provides physical support all around the baby, it helps prevent the startle reflex. …

HABA USA Introduces Kullerbu

HABA USA, a small subsidiary of an 80 year old, family owned and operated Habermaass GmbH company in Germany, selectively imports, tests, and distributes just the right toys and games for the specialty market.  Yes, the specialty retail marketplace, we don’t sell to the “big” guys and we closely monitor our MAP prices online. HABA would like to welcome you to the world of Kullerbu, the ever expandable play world for children ages two and older. It’s not a train, but it has interchangeable tracks and accessories.  Ingeniously designed to work with either balls and/or cars, the Kullerbu system grows …

Reader’s Favorites Announced

Baby & Children’s Product News magazine recently announced winners of the 2018 Reader’s Favorites Awards. Products range from baby bottles and strollers to infant apparel and bassinets. For more information click here.

Douglas Introduces Silly Little Sloth

DOUGLAS is delighted to introduce Silly Little Sloth to the 2018 DOUGLAS Baby Collection! Enjoy the items individually, or get the whole set that combines 2 each of 6 of the most popular baby items (Snuggler, Plumpie, Activity Book, Activity Blankee, Sshlumpie, and Teether)! Silly Little Sloth is made of the softest cream-brown fur and sports a slow, sweet smile. When Baby wants to kick back and simply “hang around” our sloth plush toys are the perfect snuggly companions! Our friendly sloth character is made with the finest quality fabrics, hand selected for the ultimate in cuddling pleasure. Baby-safe embroidered …