Enter any baby shop and you’ll be amazed at the variety of gadgets all promising to make life easier for new mums and dads. With so much out there to discover, it can be hard to know where to begin. That’s why we’ve been busy chatting to baby businesses and scouting out their top parenting products for 2017.
Here’s what made our final cut:
Milk Monster is an award winning baby milk timer that helps to keep your baby’s breast or formula milk safe & nutritional, whilst limiting your milk waste by tracking the safe duration time of the milk as set by you!
Milk Monster quickly and easily fits all bottle sizes, has glow in the dark features, a backlit screen and is dishwasher friendly. For more information click here.
Kerikit is the new breed of handbag – truly multifunctional!
Perfect for baby, Business and travel thanks to the innovative interior with designated sections for all daily essentials. Handmade in small numbers KeriKit offers a luxuriously beautiful leather bag which changes with you from baby to boardroom and everywhere in between! Find out more here.
Babease vegetable-based recipes for little ones are created by a chef and nutritionists using the best quality, locally sourced organic ingredients and never hiding fruit behind a vegetable title.
Every ingredient is used for a reason – to be nutritious, & to get those taste buds tingling & palates broadened.
Hotmilk Lingerie Nursing Bra
Hotmilk is billed as a sexy and provocative fashion forward alternative for expectant mothers and breastfeeding women.
It urges women to celebrate femininity and look aspirational at the same time. The designs are not only beautiful, but have been tested to ensure a supremely comfortable fit. Find out more here.
easynight blackout blind
Awarded Gold for the last two years in the Gentle Parenting awards, easynight blackout blind is ideal for traveling as well as use at home.
Light enough to carry with you in its own handy bag, in a range of sizes, its suction cups make it versatile for use anywhere.
Tappy is a new best friend for bath time! She attaches to, cushions and insulates metal taps to help prevent little banged heads, scratched backs or burnt fingers!
Tappy really loves being given drinks of water (or bubbles) and teaching numbers & colours! Invite Tappy home with free P&P here.
ErgoPouch only make their products from the finest natural fibres and skin-friendly breathable materials, making them suitable for even the most delicate skin.
Designed with intelligence, ergoPouch products offer a clever two-way zipper for easy nappy changing, and the ergoPouch Sleeping Suit comes with no-slip grip on the feet and converts from legs into a sleeping bag in an instant. It can even be used with a pram, stroller and car seat. For more details visit here.
The Complete Pod System from 0-36 months +, preemies included! Ideal for travel, co-sleeping, lounge, rest and play.
Multifunctional and Muti-Cute, Sleepyhead® is the original sleeping pod which helps babies sleep better and for longer. For more details click here.
Caboo DXgo is a light, portable and compact carrier, perfect for urban explorers, beach combers and countryside adventurers. It can be used on both the front and back, start on the front (from 6 months) and then flip to the back (from 8 months to 36 months+/ 20kgs). Its integral hood provides excellent head and neck support at all ages and stages and full shade coverage for little ones.
DXgo strikes the perfect balance between comfort and practicality. Supportive for extended periods of wear yet small and light enough to pack down and store in a change bag, it is always on hand so it’s perfect for travelling and Dads on the go! With its urban styling we think Caboo DXgo is the ultimate go anywhere carrier… ideal for getting out and about with your little one, we think it would make a great gift for Dads this Fathers Day. Available from John Lewis, JoJo Maman Bebe and www.closeparent.com. RRP £65.99
Willow Smart Breast Pump
Move over clunky machines, the Willow breast pump is on it’s way to save busy nursing mums. The Willow smart pump promises to be a wearable device that’s tube and accessory-free. It’s small enough to fit inside your top and quiet enough for you take a work call while using it – bliss!
Milk is collected to an internal bag (so no need to be attached to a bottle) and the intergrated app tracks your milk volumne in real time. It’s intuitive, too, which means that it senses when let-down has occurred and seamlessly moves into expression mode without any effort from you. With a battery-powered pump that is said to last several days between charges, the Willow could be a godsend to mums who need to pump. It’s not yet been released for sale, but it should be available later this year. For more information visit their website here.
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