NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bump, a leading pregnancy and parenting brand, today announced the winners of its fourth annual Best of Baby awards showcasing the most outstanding products for 2016. This prestigious awards program honors excellent achievement in fertility, pregnancy and parenting products, and has quickly become the go-to list that every expectant and new parent consults when registering for baby. The editors of The Bump tested hundreds of products to identify the top 50+ award-winning products and 20 awards for innovation across 9 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 technology, gear and gadgets. The complete list of winners for The Bump Best of Baby awards 2016 can be viewed here.
New to The Bump Best of Baby Awards this year is the Baby Tech category, whose winners were announced on stage today at the first-ever Baby Tech Summit at CES® 2016, the world's gathering place for all who thrive on 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 Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards ceremony hosted by The Bump site director, Julia Wang, and one of the judges, New York Times best-selling author and host of SiriusXM's "Dot Complicated," Randi Zuckerberg.
Winners of the tech category were based on a compilation of online votes, in-person votes at CES and expert judge votes from: Randi Zuckerberg; Catherine McCord, founder, Weelicious.com; Jennifer Trachtenberg, cofounder, The Baby Bundle App, pediatrician, mother and author, Carnegie Hill Pediatrics/Ask Dr. Jen; Julia Wang, site director, The Bump; Sharon Brown, product marketing manager, Amazon; Vanessa Miller, product manager/business development, Best Babie Inc./Ingram Micro; and Katherine Ryder, CEO, Maven.
"The Bump is at the forefront of today's latest products and technology innovations in pregnancy and baby gear and gadgets," said Julia Wang, site director of TheBump.com. "The Bump Best of Baby list not only awards the best of the best in our business, but it has also become the go-to list that parents consult with when choosing products to buy or add to their baby registry."
Some Notable Winners of The Bump Best of Baby Awards:
- Baby Tech: Owlet smart sock monitor that uses hospital technology—pulse oximeter—to alert parents if their baby stops breathing or heart rate fluctuates
- Baby-on-the-Go: Thule Urban Glide jogging stroller that has a one-handed compact fold
- Nursery: Baby Home Wave bouncer that looks as sleek as living room furniture
- Healthy Baby: Braun No-Touch Forehead thermometer that takes baby's temperature in a matter of seconds without skin contact
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