January 5, 2017

60+ Must-Have Pregnancy and Baby Products for 2017 Win The Bump Best of Baby Awards

Most Notable Baby Tech Product Winners Announced by The Bump Today at the Global Meeting Place for Technology, CES 2017

NEW YORK, NY/January 5, 2017 – The Bump, the definitive voice for millennial parents, today announced the winners of its fifth annual Best of Baby awards showcasing the most outstanding products for 2017. This prestigious awards program honors excellence in fertility, pregnancy and parenting products, and has quickly become the go-to list for every expectant and new parent to consult when registering for baby. The editors of The Bump tested hundreds of products to identify the top 60+ award winners across nine categories: Baby Tech, Baby Eats, Diapering, Healthy Baby, Baby Safety, Baby-on-the-Go, Maternity Basics, Nursery and Baby Learn & Play. This year’s winners feature perennial favorites, plus cutting-edge tech-enabled gear. The complete list of winners for The Bump Best of Baby awards 2017 can be viewed here.

In its second year in a row, The Bump announced the top baby tech product winners at The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards show on stage today at the Baby Tech Summit at CES® 2017, the world’s gathering place for all who thrive in the business of consumer technologies. Seven winners who excelled in tech innovation, design and utility in the fertility, pregnancy and baby product space were recognized at the ceremony hosted by The Bump head of digital content, Julia Wang, and one of the judges, digital lifestyle expert and host of SiriusXM’s “Dot Complicated,” Randi Zuckerberg. According to The Bump Moms & Tech survey, 76% of moms say they consider technology an important factor when shopping for baby products, with a majority saying technology gives them peace of mind. Keeping pace with the attitudes of millennial moms and the tremendous growth of the baby tech vertical, this year’s awards program saw a 36% increase in submissions from last year.

Winners of the tech category were based on a compilation of online votes and expert judge votes from: Randi Zuckerberg; Debbie Sterling, founder and CEO, GoldieBlox; Simon Isaacs, cofounder and Chief Content Officer, Fatherly; Jeana Tahnk, family tech expert, Top Tech Mom; Taz Bhatia, MD, integrative health expert and owner of CentreSpring MD + Pediatrics; Julia Wang, head of digital content, The Bump.

“As the leading pregnancy and parenting resource for millennial parents, we provide a one-stop shop for reviews, comparisons and detailed information for parents to purchase and add products to their baby registries with confidence,” Wang said. “In our fifth year, The Bump Best of Baby Awards have become the go-to baby industry awards and we’re thrilled to share this coveted list with our parents.”

Some Notable Winners of The Bump Best of Baby Awards:

  • Baby Tech: Think & Learn Code-a-pillar™ is a learning toy caterpillar for ages three and up that encourages experimentation while developing coding fundamentals like sequencing and critical thinking skills.
  • Baby-on-the-Go: Babyzen™ YOYO stroller that has a one-handed compact fold for easy commuting and air travel
  • Nursery: Fisher Price Revolve Baby Swing that rotates in a circular motion to most closely mimic how moms naturally move while holding baby
  • Healthy Baby: SKIP*HOP® Moby Smart Sling™ 3-Stage Tub converts to three different stages for bathing newborns, infants and 6+ months

Join the conversation about The Bump Best of Baby Awards by using #BestofBaby or following @TheBump.

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The Bump is the definitive voice for millennial parents and parents-to-be, providing a mobile-first experience, real-time expert advice, diverse lifestyle content and time-saving tools for parents on the go. As the go-to destination for first-time parents, The Bump utilizes its single-list technology to aggregate and sync baby registries from multiple retailers onto one, easy-to-use list for parents who are managing their registries and those buying for baby. The Bump is part of XO Group Inc. (NYSE: XOXO), the premier consumer internet and media company devoted to weddings, pregnancy and everything in between. Follow The Bump on social media @TheBump.

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