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 …

Baby Banz offers Sun Protection

Baby Banz offers sun protection for babies and toddlers with several products including Adventure BanZ baby sunglasses offering 100 percent protection from UVA and UVB rays. The award-winning wrap around design features a shatter resistant polycarbonate frame and adjustable, moisture-wicking neoprene elastic strap. With 3 different frame styles and a large variety of colors and patterns, parents are free to accssorize a child’s outdoor outfit with whatever they desire for eye protection. BanZ Adventure sunglasses are available to fit ages 0-2 years and 2-5 years. Featuring a smart, wrap round design that ensures the glasses stay put, as well as …

Baby Banana introduces Tooth Gel for 3 months +

New from the company that brought you Baby Banana Toothbrush is a safe-to-swallow tooth gel. It features a strawberry banana flavor or the original plum flavor. The organic product is made in the USA and is xylitol based. Xylitol is a natural sweetener that helps to fight cavities! It’s the same ingredient found in sugar free gum. Just a rice-sized amount on a Baby Banana Brush allows and encourages a child to suck on the massaging bristles and receive the full benefit of the two products. Children as young as three months are encouraged to use this product. They will …

Hugaboo provides soft support when little ones want to sit up

Hugaboo offers unique back and leg support and allows a baby to sit up without tipping forward or sliding out while spending time near the caregiver accomplishing other tasks. Hugaboo gives little one the freedom to comfortably observe their surroundings while spending quality time with the family. Offering 360 degrees of support, Hugaboo helps stabilize an infant’s back while the attached seat prevents a child from falling forward onto the floor. Portable and lightweight, the Hugaboo is easy to move from room to room. Two toy attachments help provide entertainment and opportunities to develop sensory and motor skills. The Hugaboo …

JPMA Opens Buyer Registration and Hotel Booking Site For JPMA Baby Show Slated March 20-24 in Washington D.C.

The JPMA Baby Show, sponsored by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association and Family Media, has opened its buyer registration and lodging reservation website for the 2018 show. Scheduled March 20-24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., the JPMA Baby Show is designed to provide a world-class trade show experience complete with three days of a trade show floor, two days of an educational conference, and culminating in one of the largest consumer baby shows in North America.

New Grow-With-Me Playtime Teepee is multi-functional

Infantino recently introduced its Grow-With-Me Playtime Teepee, a multi-functional gym that grows, transforming from an infant gym to a pretend play teepee. A hanging mobile of toys features a large mirror, and four engaging toys that delight youngsters from newborns to early sitters. Squeezing the musical elephant’s ear plays a cheerful tune.  As baby begins to crawl, one side of the gym can be closed to create a crawl tunnel. Mobile toys are removable for hands-on play during this stage. For toddlers, unfold the gym’s sides to create a fun, playtime teepee. Assembled size is 34 in. x 34 in. …

Tranquilo Mat soothes baby anywhere with gentle vibration

The Tranquilo Mat provides the comfort of vibrations with white noise that offer the reassurance of the womb. The mat’s vibrations activate the baby’s calming response by mimicking what is experienced in the womb. The mat is easy to use during naps or bedtime, as well as during mid-day meltdowns; it is also especially good for colicky babies. While the large mat provides hands-free soothing when placed under a baby on top of a mattress, hard surface, or activity gym, the small mat is portable and can be used with a car seat, placed over the baby’s lap after the …

Olababy introduces attractive, easy to use self-feeding spoon

Olababy is a Portland-based company the inspiration for which is derived from Paul Wang and Qiao Lin’s experiences in parenting and fatherhood. The Olababy Feeding + Training Spoon are both made with 100% toxin-free, food-grade silicone. The Feeding Spoon is the perfect tool to start a baby on solid food, while the Training Spoon is designed to aid a child when it begins exploring self-feeding. The flexible spoons allow for easy scooping, cutting, or even slicing. The spoons can also double as teethers while the wide base (and suction cup action) allows for better hygiene, as the spoons can be …