We all want the best for our children, so that's why the baby boffins have rounded up some award winning products available to buy on Direct2Mum that have won awards for 2017!!
Best Car Seat Group 0+
Gold: Maxi-Cosi Pebble i-Size Plus - The Pebble Plus infant carrier (part of the Maxi-Cosi 2way Family collection offers protection for babies up to 75cm or 12 months old. The follow on car seat is the Maxi-Cosi 2wayPearl which takes your child up to 4 years old offering you extensive travel safety.
Bronze: Cybex Cloud Q Plus - The Cybex Cloud Q is an outstanding Group 0+ car seat suitable from birth up to approx. 18 months. The Cloud Q Plus is packed with amazing new features unlike any other infant carrier. The Cloud Q has an amazing feature - it can be changed to a horizontal position outside of the car much like a carrycot. With a longer leg-rest and a near-flat lying position, your baby can lie comfortably and in an ergonomically correct position.
Best Car Seat Group 1
Gold: Joie Baby Every Stage - Joie Every Stage is a convertible chaperone designed and engineered to make growing up easy from birth all the way to 12 years old with body guard protection. Adjustments grow every which way for every which stage! With 4 seats in 1 Joie have created the first every group child seat with added features to to hold, hug, adapt and protect little ones as a group 0+ infant seat from birth to 18kg, and then transforms as a group 1/2/3 car seat from 9kg to 36kg. The incredibly versatile Joie Every Stage Car Seat is used in a rear-facing position from newborn and can continue to be used in that position right up until your child is 4 years old. Alternatively if you prefer, the seat can also be used in a forward facing position when you little one reaches 9kg (approx 9 months).
Silver: Cybex Sirona Plus - Suitable from birth so your newborn is protected from their very first journey, the Cybex Sirona has endless safety features and sophisticated looks, this car seat really is the king! A clever 360° rotation system makes life easier and less back-breaking for parents when getting your little one in and out of the car. The clever rotation mechanism also makes it easy to change between the rear-facing and forward-facing positions without having to take the seat out. The Sirona is designed to stay rear facing for longer, a rear-facing child seat reduces the risk of injury in a head-on collision by more than 80% when compared to a conventional forward-facing seat with harness system.
Bronze: AXkid Apollo High Back Booster - Apollo is a superb, forward facing Group 2,3 high back booster seat that is suitable from 15-36kg (approx. 4-12 years old). Combining safety with comfort, it features a hard, protective outer shell with adjustable side wings and Side Impact Protection. There are 7 headrest heights and 3 seat reclines available that will help your child find their comfiest position. In addition to this, Apollo is complete with armrests, a handy cup holder and padded seat covers.
Gold: Joie Baby Litetrax 4 - The Joie Litetrax 4 is a sport and stylish pushchair perfect fro all traveller types. The modern design combined with a conveniently located one-hand instant flash fold makes this an on-the-go must have.
Silver: UPPAbaby Cruz - Designed for city streets with its narrow width, the new Cruz is now even lighter than its predecessor and is now supplied fully accessorised! The sleek, slim design allows you to fit through tight doorways, down the shopping aisles and along crowded paths with ease.
Bronze: iCandy Peach - Now in its fourth generation, the iCandy Peach is the choice of parents who demand cutting edge design and style that lasts! Every element of the Peach has been crafted to ensure perfection in functionality, quality and safety. From the very first push you'll notice the ultra-smooth ride and effortless manoeuvrability.
Best Travel System
Gold: ABC Design Mamba Plus Street - ABC Design have used their unique expertise to create a genius combination of timeless design and optimal comfort within the Mamba Plus. Designed and engineered in Germany, this 4 wheel pushchair offers a range of seating positions from birth using the Mamba Plus Carrycot and from 6 months using the seat unit. If you’re looking for a practical travel system, the Mamba Plus is compatible with the ABC Design Risus Group 0+ car seat and Maxi Cosi/Cybex/BeSafe car seats with the use of adaptors.
Silver: UPPAbaby Vista - The new and improved Vista Pushchair from Uppababy is now a completely convertible, incredibly versatile stroller that allows for multiple convenient configurations.
Supplied fully accessorised the Vista comes with a sun shield, rain cover, insect net, car seat adaptors and carrycot so you can use your Vista straight from birth! The Vista seat unit is suitable from 6 months and will keep your little one comfortable on your outdoor adventures. Your tot can ride forward or rearward facing with 5 comfortable recline positions and has an adjustable footrest so they can find their most comfy position. The higher seat position is perfect for sitting at restaurant tables with no need for a highchair.
Bronze: Mamas & Papas Armadillo Flip XT - The Mamas & Papas Flip XT is a unique pushchair which combines all terrain wheels with a compact fold and innovative 2-way flip technology so baby can face you, or out to the world. Suitable from birth with a roomy big seat, the complete lie flat seat gives the most natural sleeping position for growing babies. A temperature controlling air vent offers a more comfortable sleep, while the leatherette bumper provides added style. The chunky wheels and enhanced suspension means you can manoeuvre with even more control, letting little ones snooze, whatever the terrain. Adjust the handlebar to comfortable position for light effortless steering.
Best Multiple, Twin or Tandem Pushchair
Gold: UPPAbaby Vista - The Vista Pushchair from UPPAbaby is completely convertible and incredibly versatile that allows for multiple convenient configurations. The newly designed Rumble Seat can go rear facing, forward facing and recline – it’s the multitasking stroller seat you have only dreamed of. While one child is enjoying a snack, the other can be enjoying a catnap. Your family has multiple needs, and your VISTA stroller has the flexibility and comfort to provide an enjoyable ride. Add the PiggyBack ride-along board and you are outfitted for three babes in tow.
Silver: The iCandy Peach Blossom - Incredibly versatile the Peach blossom can be customised to suit the needs of your growing family. Both seat units are suitable from 6 months and with the innovative iCandy converters both seat units can now be parent and world-facing! The Peach Blossom includes chassis, main seat unit, converter seat, converter adaptors, elevators, & raincovers.