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



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



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



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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