• Best In Show From The 2014 New York Baby Show

    Our panel of expert judges have picked their fave items from the 2014 New York Baby Show

    By Mia Weber

    The 2014 New York Baby Show introduced new and expectant parents to a variety of amazing products and services in the baby and maternity realms. Of course, we had a panel of expert judges on hand to select five Best in Show products seen at the big event.

    Our panel of expert judges included:

    *Kaity Velez & Jessica Pallay, co-founders of Well Rounded NY

    *Nicole Feliciano, founder & CEO of MomTrends

    *Lyss Stern, founder of Divalysscious Moms

    *Elena Donovan Mauer, deputy editor of The Bump

    *Michelle Horton, founder of Early Mama

    *Ali Wing, founder & CEO, giggle

    And the judges’ Best in Show picks are…

    comotomoComotomo Bottles, designed with a realistic feel: “These are awesome new baby bottles that closely mimic natural breastfeeding…and I love the colors,” says one judge. Another judge praised Comotomo’s teethers for same reasons—“developmental sensibility, look, and feel.” $13.99, comotomo.com

     

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    TB_015_CMYKTrio Bike Mono, a lightweight cargo bike. “This sleek-looking way to tote kids around when you’re bicycling is more compact than some bike trailers. Plus it keeps children in the front where you can watch more closely. It’s safe and just so cool!” $3690, triobike.com & velolifestyle.com

     

     

     

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    FB Vida StormFit Bump 360, maternity fitness-wear: “They had gear that is perfect to get expecting moms to keep the workouts going. Supportive, colorful and with all the tech details you’d expect, the line—[we especially love the long-sleeved shirts]—will grow with you for 9 months and beyond.” Prices vary by product, fitbump360.com

     

     

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    GB Zuzu_Fuzion (Red)_3-4 view_Canopy Open_3000x3923GB Zuzu Stroller, a new lightweight folding stroller: “I’ve tested MANY strollers, and I was super impressed with this one… Besides having a small footprint on the sidewalk, it folds down quickly and compactly in a way I’ve truly never seen. It’s much smaller than the typical umbrella stroller, and it also works with Graco and Chicco car seats without any adapters. To top it off, it has a standing fold, which is perfect while waiting for taxis or subways.” Plus, click HERE to enter to win a Zuzu! $199.99, gbchildusa.com

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    Carry love PlumTWELVElittle Diaper Bags, made with high-quality materials and stylish designs: “They are so stylish, made from baby-safe materials, and the built-in pocket to separately store dirty clothes and other messes is genius! Nothing else gets dirty, and it’s easy to wipe clean later on. I particularly love the Courage Backpack and the Carry Love Tote.” Prices vary by product, twelvelittle.com