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DEC 2017 - JAN 2018

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8 DECEMBER/JANUARY 2018 BABY & CHILDREN'S PRODUCT NEWS ™ N ine winners of the ABC Kids Expo New Product Showcase Awards of Disncon have been announced, ranging from a sooth- i ng sleep center and eco-friendly rugs to insoles designed especially for ma- ternity wear. The compeon debuted during the 2016 ABC Kids Expo. The awards highlighted innovaon a nd recognized the brands behind the new products. The recipients were cho- sen by popular votes awarded by par- cipang trade media and specialty retailers during the New Product Show- case opening recepon. The following are the winners, by category, of the New Product Showcase Awards of Disncon: 9 Months & More - Milk Boss Feeding Support by Itzy Ritzy is an infant feeding support, burping pillow, and arm cushion all in one! The Milk Boss infant feed- ing support is ideal for posion- ing baby at the perfect angle while bot- tle feeding or breaseeding to help reduce the chance of reflux or gas, as well as for burping baby. The Milk Boss simply slips on and off the arm to make feeding and holding baby more comfort- able! Day to Day - Swado Breezy Comfy Swaddle by Good Catch Company is made of organic co,on and available in two sizes to accommodate babies ranging from 5 to 18 pounds. The Swado Breezy Comfy Swaddle is best for air temperatures ranging from 20°C to 30°C. Icing on the Cake - Deluxe Baby's First Year Sets by Lulujo make the perfect prop for baby pho- tos. Each set in- cludes a muslin blanket and coor- dinang milestone sckers for record- ing baby's age from 1 day to 1 year. The 100% co,on muslin blanket can be used as a swaddle, nursing cover, baby blanket, and stroller cover. Nursery Necessies - Noni Mini Crib by Noninoni Kids is the first hard- ware-free sus- tainable crib r equiring no tools made in the United States. It measures 43-in. long and 28- in. wide. O n the Go - Veer Cruiser by Veer Gear LLC is designed for those who prefer to take the paths less traveled. With the feel, funconality, and safety of a premium stroller and the fun of a rugged wagon, Cruiser ac- commodates children from infant through toddler and beyond. Parent Helpers - Baby Balanz Crib by Deki Products is an automac, very light weight, and easy to use rocker. Its er- gonomic han- dle and low weight enable effortless portability. It can be used at home or on trips. BabyBalanZ's speed simulates an adult's heartbeat and helps calm an in- fant. Playme - Mold-free Sea Plane Squirt- ing Bath Toy by Marcus & Mar- cus is made of BPA-free and ph- thalate-free sili- cone. It also has a temperature sensive funcon and changes color when water is too hot for bathing. The bath toy comes apart into pieces that can air dry and prevent mold from growing inside, The toy is designed for children 18 months and older. Safe & Sound - Twin Sleeper Bassinest® by Halo Innovaons is a twin bassinet that rotates 360- degrees for convenience and safety. Now li,le ones can sleep close t o their parent, while sll safely in their own separate sleep areas, reducing the risks associated with bed-sharing. The bassinet's design allows infants to sleep at eye level, allowing for quick soothing. Mesh walls offer maximum breathabil- ity, providing twins togetherness and the safety of separate sleep spaces. For babies up to five months of age or 20 lbs each. Tech Savvy - Owlet Smart Sock 2 by Owlet Baby Care is the latest version of the company's Smart Sock that comfortably wraps around a baby's foot to track heart rate and oxygen lev- els using clini- cally-proven pulse oximetry. The base staon nofies caregivers with lights and sounds if something appears to be wrong. Using Owlet's app, a caregiver can receive noficaons and stream real-me heart rate and oxygen levels. Designed in the United States, the Owler is BPA-, latex-, and lead-free . "We're pleased to have produced the second annual ABC Kids Expo New Product Showcase awards program and thrilled by the large number of parci- pants," says Larry Schur, president and COO of All Baby & Child Corporaon (ABC). For more informaon about the ABC Kids Expo visit About the ABC Kids Expo ABC Kids Expo (All Baby & Child), founded in March, 2003, is a partner- ship of juvenile industry manufacturers and retailers organized to promote the children's products industry. All Baby & Child Corporaon (ABC) and its ABC Kids Expo exhibitor partners have con- tributed millions of dollars in funding and in-kind product donaons to chari- es that work for the health and wel- fare of children. ◆ ABC Kids Expo New Product Showcase award winners

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