The Pregnancy & Parenting Editor’s Choice Awards 2018


Over the last 18 years our editor, Suzanne Gallagher, and the editorial team here at P&P have road tested thousands of products and services to assist parents make confident and informed decisions for their growing families. With all this experience, Suzanne felt it was about time we put together a must-have shopping list of the best products and services for growing families in Ireland.

And here it is. Your guide to the best quality and most reliable gear for you, your baby and your expanding family. Don’t go shopping without it!

Editor’s Choice Awards Winners and Highly Commended 2018

Best Rear Facing Car Seat

Winner: Kiddy Evoluna i-Size 2
Highly Commended: Britax Romer Baby-Safe i-Size

Best Forward Facing Car Seat

Winner: Maxi Cosi AxissFix Air
Highly Commended: Cosatto Moova 2

Best Pushchair/Travel System:

Winner: Peg Perego Book 51 Elite Modular
Highly Commended: Maxi Cosi Laika Stroller

Best Compact/Lightweight Stroller

Winner: Phil & Teds Dash
Highly Commended: Babyzen Yoyo+

Best Nursery Product:

Winner: Snuzpod Bedside Crib
Highly Commended: Baby Bjorn Bouncer Bliss

Best Highchair:

Winner: iCandy Mi-Chair
Highly Commended: Peg Perego Siesta

For Mums

Best Maternity Supplement

Winner: Active Iron
Highly Commended: PregnaPlan

Best Maternity Skincare Product

Winner: MamaMio Tummy Rub Butter
Highly Commended: Holos Happy Momma Body Oil

Best Maternity Health & Wellbeing Product

Winner: DreamGenii Pregnancy Pillow
Highly Commended: Cantaloop Pregnancy Support Belt

Best Postnatal Treatment/Product

Winner: Icoone at Renew Aesthetic Clinic
Highly Commended: Innovo Pelvic Floor Trainer

Best Beauty Product

Winner: Clarins Multi-Active Day Cream SPF 20
Highly Commended: Pestle & Mortar Erase & Renew Double Cleansing System

Best Breast Pump

Winner: Medela Swing Electric Breastpump
Highly Commended: Avent Comfort Single Electric Breast Pump

Best Breastfeeding Accessory

Winner: Multimam Compresses
Highly Commended: ClevaCushion 10 in 1 Nursing Pillow


Best Baby Health Product

Winner: Calpol Infant Sugar Free Suspension
Highly Commended: Soothie

Best Baby Skincare Product

Winner: Aveeno Baby Soothing Relief Emollient Cream
Highly Commended: Bepanthen Ointment

Best Baby Wipe

Winner: Water Wipes
Highly Commended: Johnson’s Baby Extra Sensitive

Best Disposable Nappy

Winner: Pampers Premium Protection Active Fit Nappy Pants
Highly Commended: Aldi Mamia Ultra Dry

Best Nappy Treatment

Winner: Caldesene Medicated Power
Highly Commended: Elave Baby Nappy Cream

Best Supplement for Baby/Toddler

Winner: BioKult Infantis
Highly Commended: BabyD Vitamin D3 Supplement

Best Teething Product

Winner: Nelsons Teetha
Highly Commended: MAM Cooler Teether

Best Newborn Essential

Winner: Sterimar Baby Nasal Hygiene
Highly Commended: Aden + Anais Swaddles

Best Bathtime Product

Winner: Elave Sensitive Baby Bath
Highly Commended: Child’s Farm Baby Shampoo

Best Sleep Product

Winner: Johnsons Baby Bedtime Lotion and Bath
Highly Commended: Summer Infant Slumber Buddies

Best Suncare Product

Winner: Caldesun for Kids
Highly Commended: Name It Mini 50+ UV Protective Swimsuit


Best Baby Food Range

Winner: Piccolo Organic Baby Food
Highly Commended: Ella’s Kitchen Organic Baby Food

Best Toddler Snack Range

Winner: Ella’s Kitchen Toddler Finger Foods
Highly Commended: Bear Nibbles Paws

Best Feeding Bottle Range

Winner: Dr Brown’s Options
Highly Commended: MAM Anti-Colic Bottle

Best Feeding Accessory

Winner: Tommee Tippee Perfect Prep Day & Night
Highly Commended: Clevamama ClevaFeed

Hygiene & Safety

Best Hygiene Product

Winner: Tommee Tippee Sangenic Tec
Highly Commended: NUK Hygiene Cleanser

Best Safety Product

Winner: Mothercare Aiflow Pocket Spring Mattress
Highly Commended: BT Video Baby Monitor 6000


Best Family Car

Winner: Volvo XC60
Highly Commended: Nissan Micra

Best Hotel/Holiday

Winner: The Old Stable Mews at Castle Leslie
Highly Commended: Martinhal Family & Holiday Resorts

Best Travel Product

Winner: Mountain Buggy Bagrider
Highly Commended: Phil & Teds Traveller

Family Shopping

Best Nursery Retailer

Winner: Mothercare
Highly Commended: Baby Elegance

Best Online Retailer

Highly Commended:

Best Family Pharmacy

Winner: McCabes Pharmacy Group
Highly Commended: Meaghers Pharmacy Group

Best Baby Club

Winner: SMA Baby Club
Highly Commended: Boots Parenting Club

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