Laally’s ‘Bridge’ helps with latching, milk production 

Laally’s focus is making simple products help encourage latching and to allow mothers to increase their own milk production. The Bridge™ is the first easy-to-use, at-breast supplementation device that helps babies latch to the breast and moms increase milk supply. The single piece, ultra-thin, medical grade silicone “Bridge” is easy to clean and store, and the included extension tube and syringe allow moms to precisely control the flow of any supplement being given. The innovative hole pattern in the Bridge mimics natural breast anatomy. The nipple is designed to be switched between breasts. The Bridge was developed by Kate Spivak …

12 receive JPMA Innovation Awards

The Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) recently announced the winners of the 2019 JPMA Innovation Awards during the JPMA Show: Built for Baby. The Innovation Awards highlight some of the most exciting new products in the juvenile industry. Products are evaluated and judged based on their innovation, marketability, trend-setting potential, appeal, and usefulness. Ten category winners and one product named Best In Show were named  by a committee of industry media representatives and retail buyers. One product also received the Parent’s Pick Award, voted on by 23,000 parents nationwide. The 2019 Innovation Award winners are: Best Product Under $50: The MAM Learn …

June/July 2019

About the Cover Nomi, a new concept in children’s seating, has won several awards since its recent introduction. Designed to allow children to be drawn close to the table as infants and as toddlers, the chair can change to accommodate a teenager. Available in several colors, its contemporary design allows it to fit in most home decor. For more information call 800/ 593-5522 or visit www.regallager.com.

Think King for Multi-tasking

Modern parents have so much to juggle. It seems that there just isn’t enough time in the day to take care of everything. At Think King we are always thinking. Thinking about products that make everyday chores a little easier and give parents more time to focus on their little ones. Our goal is to find ways to give parents an extra hand to make their day go more smoothly. Founder King-Yee Man is a mother of two in New York City where her stroller was her car. She quickly realized that a cup holder and hooks were two of her …

Nursing Queen for Casual Moms

Nursing Queen founder Quinn Reitz says she wanted to see cute, flowy styles for nursing moms that could be thrown in the washer and dryer. “Nursing Queen is for moms who love their yoga pants and cotton tees. They love being casual but appreciate good style and quality,” she says.

Want great tips to Transition Back to Work having a Baby?

(Family Features) Just when you were getting the hang of having a baby at home, it’s time to go back to work. Beyond the expected changes such as picking work tasks back up and catching up on things you’ve missed, your priorities have most likely shifted now that you’re a parent. It’s normal for parents to feel anxious about transitioning back to work after having a baby, but they don’t have to do it alone. Most new parents have built-in support systems of friends and family, but if their child will be attending daycare, that structure can provide additional help …

Eggmazing Egg Decorator’s Bunny Edition Available

Eggmazing Egg Decorator’s Bunny Edition is available exclusively to specialty retailers. This egg decorating invention has no messy dyes or unpleasant smells, and is battery operated. Designed for ages 3+. the kit carries a MSRP of $19.99 and includes eight colorful markers. The clever design allows users to be a participant in the decorating process instead of watching and waiting for messy dyes to work! Users just place a hard-boiled egg into the machine and turn it on. The machine holds and spins the eggs as a child (or grownup) holds a marker on the egg as it spins, creating stripes, lines, or other designs. Sets …

Encourage Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

(Family Features) As a parent, instilling healthy eating habits in your children at an early age can aid in proper growth and development. Eating well goes a long way toward maintaining a healthy weight, increasing energy levels and improving moods while also reducing risk of obesity and other chronic issues such as heart disease and diabetes later in life. Set your children on a path to making lifelong nutritious choices with these tips: Foster independence. Allowing your children to help with shopping and meal prep can aid in them taking ownership of what they’re eating. Start by divvying up easier …

Improving Your Children’s Health

3 ways to take a proactive approach (Family Features) As a sign of the times, Millennial moms continue to lean toward proactive and preventative care when it comes to the health of their babies. A survey of more than 300 moms in the United States from Evivo baby probiotic revealed more than half approach their children’s health with a proactive mindset. They are more likely to conduct their own research before visiting their pediatrician (more than 80 percent), and also inquire about particular ways they can improve the overall health of their children, even if they are not sick. These …