National Parenting Product Awards gives a round-up of parent-tested baby products just in time for spring.
Twistshake Sippy Cup
A terrific stepping stone from the bottle, this cup’s spill-free spout and easy-to-grip handle support active children. The patent-pending fruit mixer innovation lets child and parent alike create amazing drinks. Mix your favorite fruits with water and shake to create a delicious, fruit-infused water.
Milk Boss is an infant feeding support, burping pillow and arm cushion all in one. Its unique, rolling egg shape finds the perfect position for baby’s feeding to reduce reflux and gas, and it acts as a rest for baby to be rocked and burped after. It is lightweight and machine washable.
Birth to 24 months
WaterWipes are designed to be gentle on delicate skin and contain 99.9 percent water and a drop of fruit extract. These wipes have been awarded the National Eczema Association Seal of Acceptance.
$3.99 per single pack (60 ct.)
Birth to 24 months
Lovevery Play Gym
This debut product has a patent-pending design and comes with a stage-based play guide, providing a full year of play and activities. It features sustainably sourced wooden legs, an organic cotton high-contrast Montessori ball, a sustainably sourced wooden batting ring and an organic cotton teether with a BPA-free silicone ring.
Birth to 2 years
Thinkbaby Diaper Rash Ointment
This unscented ointment is great at soothing skin and sealing out wetness. It should be applied to dry skin for best protection. The mineral-based diaper rash ointment comes in a 3 oz. tube made of environmentally friendly packaging that does not contain BPA, vinyl, or phthalates.
Birth to age 3
Sunblocz Baby+Kids is a patent protected, all-natural, mineral sunscreen. The formula contains the highest percent of Zinc Oxide (non nano) in a base of natural and anti-oxidant ingredients.
The Keekaroo Snoozer brings its cushion benefits to nap time. It is easy to clean and its strong outer shell makes it durable and limits bacteria growth. The ergonomic shape gives your baby a safe napping surface.
Newborns to age 5 months
By Elena Epstein, a mom of two and the director of NAPPA Awards, the longest running and most respected award program in the industry. †For more product reviews, visit nappaawards.com