MadeForMums Awards 2018 winners: best parenting products revealed

After thousands of hours rigorously testing and judging almost 500 products in 85 categories, we can reveal the winners of this year’s MadeForMums Awards

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We put hundreds of pregnancy, maternity, baby and family products under the microscope as we tested and deliberated to bring you the very best.

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Industry experts, real mums, dads and their children, and celebrity parents joined the MFM judging team to scrutinise all the shortlisted products, while at-home testers shared their experiences using the products in daily life.

We’re obsessive about parenting products, so we are excited we can finally reveal our Gold, Silver and Bronze winners – and some very worthy Finalists!

It’s our day job to test thousands of parenting products each year to provide the best, most honest, comprehensive and useful parenting reviews.

With these awards, we’ve taken it one step further by finding, judging and awarding all the very best.

So here’s the full list of the 2018 MadeForMums Awards Winners…

PUSHCHAIRS, TRAVEL SYSTEMS, DOUBLE BUGGIES AND LIGHTWEIGHTS

Newborn pushchair

Newborn pushchair winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerUppababy Vista

Joint Silver Award WinnerBugaboo Fox

Joint Silver Award WinneriCandy Strawberry

Bronze Award WinnerDiono Quantum

Finalists: Joie MyTrax; Phil & Teds Mod; Tutti Bambini Koji

Travel system under £500

Travel system under £500 winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerRecaro CityLife

Joint Silver Award WinnerRedKite Push Me Fusion

Joint Silver Award WinnerRoma Vita

Bronze Award WinnerMy Babiie MB200+

Finalists: Allis Baby Venus; Baby Elegance Venti

Travel System over £500

Travel systems over £500 winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerCosatto Wow

Joint Silver Award WinnerBabyStyle Egg

Joint Silver Award WinnerMamas & Papas Ocarro

Bronze Award WinnerIckle Bubba Stomp V4

Finalists: Cybex Mios; Peg Perego Book 51S; Phil & Teds Sport

Lightweight Buggy


Lightweight buggy winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerSilver Cross Avia

Silver Award WinnerChicco OhLaLa

Bronze Award WinnerFamilidoo Air

Finalists: Britax Holiday; Cosatto Woosh; Joie Pact; Mee Go Trio; Red Kite Push Me 2U

Compact buggy

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Gold Award WinnerMutsy Nexo

Silver Award WinnerBritax Holiday

Bronze Award WinnerBabyzen Yoyo+

Finalists: Chicco Miniimo

Double/tandem/convertible buggy


Double buggy winners 2018

Gold Award Winner iCandy Orange

Silver Award WinnerHybrid by BabyStyle

Joint Bronze Award WinnerBugaboo Donkey

Joint Bronze Award WinnerMountain Buggy Duet

Finalists: MyBabiie MB22; Silver Cross Wave; Tutti Bambini Arlo

All-terrain buggy

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Gold Award Winner Bugaboo Fox

Joint Silver Award WinnerMountain Buggy Duet

Joint Silver Award WinnerPhil & Teds Sport

Bronze Award WinnerBugaboo Donkey

Pushchair accessory

Pushchair accessory winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerRockit rocker

Joint Silver Award Winner Lullaby Shades – Plug and Play

Joint Silver Award WinnerSnoozeShade Original

Bronze Award WinnerLascal BuggyBoard Maxi

Finalists: BabyHub Compact Footmuff; Minene Pushchair and Car seat liner

CAR SEATS AND BABY CARRIERS

Infant/Group 0+ Car Seat

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Gold Award WinnerJoie i-Level

Silver Award WinnerJane Matrix Lie-flat

Finalists: Britax BabySafe, GB Vaya

Group 2/3 car seat

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Gold Award WinnerPeg Perego Viaggio Flex 2/3

Silver Award WinnerRecaro Monza Nova Evo

Bronze Award WinnerBebylux Advance

Finalists: Cosatto Skippa

i-Size car seat

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Gold Award Winner – gb Vaya

Silver Award Winner – Britax Baby Safe i-Size

Finalists: Recaro Zero 1 Elite, Joie i-Level

Rear-facing for longer car seat

Rear facing for longer car seat winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerDiono Radian 5

Silver Award WinnerRecaro Zero 1 Elite

Bronze Award WinnerBeSafe Izi Modular i-Size and base

Multistage/combination car seat


Multistage car seat winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerJané Grand Safety

Silver Award WinnerBritax Advansafix III SICT

Joint Bronze Award WinnerJoie Everystage FX

Joint Bronze Award WinnerIckle Bubba Solar

Finalists: Bebylux Alexa; Britax Evolva 123 SL SICT; Cuggl Woodlark Group 012 Car Seat

BABY CARRIERS

Baby carrier

Baby carrier winners 2018

Joint Gold Award WinnerBabyBjorn Carrier One

Joint Gold Award WinnerJe Porte Mon Bebe Physiocarrier

Silver Award WinnerIzmi baby carrier

Bronze Award WinnerIntegra baby carrier

Finalists: Ergobaby Omni 360; Hippychick hip carrier; Infantino; Mountain Buggy Juno

Sling/wrap

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Gold Award WinnerLifft sling

Silver Award WinnerErgobaby Aura Wrap

Bronze Award WinnerAmawrap

Finalists: Je Porte Mon Bebe wrap; WeMadeMe Soohu

BABY & TODDLER SLEEPING AND NURSERY PRODUCTS

Co-sleeping crib


Co-sleeper crib MFM Awards 2018 winners

Gold Award WinnerTutti Bambini CoZee Bedside Crib

Silver Award WinnerChicco Next2Me 

Bronze Award WinnerSnuzPod 3 in 1 Bedside Crib

Finalists: BabyStyle Oyster Snuggle Bed; Chicco Next2Me Dream; Red Kite Snoozy Bedside Crib; Summer Infant By Your Bed Sleeper

Baby nest/sleeping pod/moses basket

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Gold Award WinnerSleepyhead Deluxe

Silver Award WinnerMoba moses basket

Bronze Award WinnerPurflo nest

Finalists: Arvossa Treasured Baby Box, Cleva Mama pod.

Always make sure that babies are supervised while sleeping in pods and nests, and check out our latest investigation into the scientific evidence behind safety concerns over sleeping pods and nests. 

Cot or cot bed

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Gold Award WinnerCuggl Noah cot and changer

Silver Award WinnerBabymore Eva sleigh cot bed

Nightlight for babies and children

Nightlight MFM award winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerGro Company Groegg 2

Silver Award WinnerChicco Next2Stars

Bronze Award WinnerLumie Bedbug

Baby monitor

Baby monitor winners MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerBabymoov YooTravel Video Baby Monitor

Joint Silver Award WinnerPhilips Avent Digital Video Baby Monitor

Joint Silver Award WinnerSnuza® HeroMD Portable Breathing Monitor

Bronze Award WinnerSpotCam BabySense smart baby monitor

Baby Sleepwear

Baby sleepwear winners MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerThe Gro Company Grobag Baby Sleep Bag

Silver Award WinnerSnüzPouch Sleeping Bag

Joint Bronze Award WinnerAden + Anais classic sleeping bag 1.0 TOG

Joint Bronze Award Winner – Love To Dream Swaddle UP Original

Finalists: Baby Loves Sleep-Sleepy Hugs Swaddle Transitioning Sleep Suit; COSI bed sheet; Silentnight Safe Nights Sleep Bag; SNUGPOD Merino Zip Up Swaddle; The Essential One 3 Pack Sleepsuits with drawstring bag

Baby sleeping aid

Baby sleeping aid winners MFM Awards 2018

Joint Gold Award WinnerMerifor Tranquillity Mattress

Joint Gold Award WinnerThe Gro Company Ollie the Owl

Joint Silver Award WinnerAden + Anais swaddle

Joint Silver Award WinnermyHummy teddy bears

Bronze Award WinnerRockit rocker

Finalists: Chicco First Dreams Lullaby Sheep; Sleepyhead Deluxe+; Whisbear – The Humming Bear

Nursery Accessory

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Gold Award WinnerGro Company Groegg2

Joint Silver Award WinnerMerifor Serenity Mattress

Joint Silver Award WinnerNatural mat mattress

Bronze Award WinnermyHummy teddy bears

Finalists: Belo + Me Baby Wardrobe Dividers; Flexi holder universal video baby monitor holder; Wiser smart home heating system

Baby bouncer/swing/seat

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Gold Award WinnerBumbo multi-seat

Joint Silver Award WinnerApramo Flippa Dining Booster

Joint Silver Award WinnerChicco Balloon Bouncer

Bronze Award WinnerBabyBjorn Bouncer Bliss

Finalists: Red Kite Cozy Bounce

BABY AND TODDLER FEEDING

Baby bottles

Baby bottles MFM Awards winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerTommee Tippee Closer to Nature Bottle

Silver Award WinnerMAM Easy Start Anti Colic Bottle 260ml 2pk

Bronze Award WinnerNuby Natural Touch Easy Latch Newborn Starter Set

Finalists: Boots Baby Extra Wide Necked Feeding Bottles; Dr Brown’s 2-in-1 Transition Bottle; Haberman Suckle Feeder; Philips Avent Natural Bottle

Breast Pump

Breast pump winners MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerHaakaa Manual Silicone Breast Pump

Silver Award WinnerMedela Swing Pump & Feed Set

Joint Bronze Award WinnerNuby Natural Touch Ultimate Digital Breast Pump

Joint Bronze Award WinnerPhilips Avent Single Electric Breast Pump

Nursing/support Pillow

Best nursing and support pillow MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerHushCush nursing pillow

Silver Award WinnerOver the Rainbow Deluxe quilted 4-in-1 Nursing Pillow

Bronze Award WinnerClevaMama ClevaCushion™ 10 in 1 Nursing Pillow

Finalists: Chicco Boppy Feeding Pillow; Ergobaby Natural Curve Nursing Pillow

Breastfeeding Accessory

Best breastfeeding accessory MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerThe Bshirt Lift the Flap vest top

Silver Award WinnerElderflower & Delilah Feed 3-in-1 top

Bronze Award WinnerCheeky Chompers MultiMuslin

Finalists: Hotmilk Activate Sports Nursing Bra; Lotus Maternity Peonies nude breastfeeding top; Medela Breastfeeding Starter Kit; Stylish Mum Breastfeeding Hoodie

Bottlefeeding Accessory

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Gold Award WinnerTommee Tippee Complete Feeding Set

Silver Award WinnerTommee Tippee Perfect Prep

Steriliser

Steriliser MFM Awards winners 2018

Gold Award WinnerMAM Electric Steriliser & Express Warmer

Silver Award WinnerPhilips Avent 3-in-1 Steam Steriliser

Weaning Product

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Gold Award WinnerInfantino Fresh Squeezed Squeeze Station

Silver Award WinnerDoddleBags refillable food pouch

Bronze Award Winner MAM Heat Sensitive Spoons & Cover

Finalists: Mummy Cooks – Starter Weaning Set; Squeasy Gear for Onco reusable food pouch

Cup/beaker

Best cup and beaker MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerLitecup Baby

Silver Award WinnerDoidy Cup

Bronze Award WinnerNuby Thirsty Kids Flip It Reflex

Finalists: Babycup First Cups; OXO Tot Transitions Soft Spout Sippy Cup Set; TUM TUM Tippy Up Cup

Highchair

Best highchairs MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerPeg Perego Siesta

Joint Silver Award WinnerCuggl Pumpkin Deluxe Highchair

Joint Silver Award WinnerPhil&Teds Lobster

Bronze Award WinnerOXO Tot Grey Sprout Highchair

Finalists: Chicco Polly Progres5; Cosatto 3Sixti 2 Highchair; Nomi Chair

Baby food preparation product

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Gold Award WinnerVital Baby 2 in 1 Steam and Blend

Silver Award WinnerBabymoov Nutribaby(+)

Joint Bronze Award WinnerOXO Tot Mash Maker

Joint Bronze Award WinnerPhilips Avent 4 in 1 Healthy Baby Food Maker

Organic baby and toddler food product/range

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Gold Award WinnerAldi Mamia Apple & Pear Fruit Pots

Joint Silver Award WinnerLidl Lupilu Stage 1 Fruit and Veg Pouch Carrot, Apple and Parsnips

Joint Silver Award WinnerOrganix Snack Range

Joint Bronze Award WinnerAldi Mamia Stage 1 Strawberries and Apples

Joint Bronze Award WinnerLidl Lupilu Stage 1 Fruit Pouch Apple and Banana

Finalists: Ella’s Kitchen Vegetable Only Baby Food; Piccolo Organic Baby Food in a Pouch; My First Savsé food pouches; Aldi Mamia Stage 1 Bananas and Apples; Aldi Mamia Stage 2 Pasta Bolognese; Aldi Mamia Breakfast Pouch Mango and Peach; Lidl Lupilu Stage 2 Baby Breakfast Pouch Blueberry and Banana Yoghurt; Lidl Lupilu Stage 2 Beef Casserole; Lidl Lupilu Stage 1 Fruit and Veg Pouch Butternut Squash, Carrot, Apple & Prune

Organic baby or toddler snack

Organic baby and toddler snack winners MFM Awards 2018

Gold Award WinnerHeavenly Organic Baby and Toddler snacks

Silver Award WinnerOrganix corn puff range

Bronze Award WinnerAldi Mamia Junior’s Mini Rice Cakes – Raspberry

Finalists: Aldi Mamia Apple Biscotti

Toddler Food product/range

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Joint Gold Award WinnerAnnabel Karmel’s Frozen Kids Meals

Joint Gold Award WinnerOrganix Goodies cereal bar range

Silver Award Winner