Product of the Month: Joie Signature’s Calmi™ Car Cot and i-Base™ Encore

Joie Signature’s Calmi™ Car Cot and i-Base™ Encore

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Each month, we will be picking out our favourite products from the top mum-and-baby brands out there, available to buy now.

From buggies and bassinets to must-have pregnancy items, we’ll have all the lowdown on the best new products out there for mum and baby.

This month, say hello to Joie™, a family-first kind of company, driven by the simple joys of childhood. Joie’s Signature collection brings first class luxury to everyday outings and clever solutions to everyday needs, and the newest addition to this collection is no exception…

Held up to the highest safety standards, the Joie Signature calmi™ is a lie-flat car cot that cleverly combines the protection of a car seat with the comfort of a carrycot for safer snoozing on-the-go.

Stylish and lightweight

Joie Signature’s Calmi™ Car Cot and i-Base™ EncoreWith baby snuggled up and lying back in the Joie calmi™, enjoy seamless car-to-pushchair transitions that keep naptime rolling smoothly.

The Joie Signature calmi™ is currently available in luxurious oyster, stylish eclipse, or chic pine! Suitable lateral facing from 40-70 cm, up to 9 kg, the 180° lie flat car cot doubles as a car seat and carrycot. Calmi™ is travel system compatible with the Joie versatrax, finiti, and aeria.

Joie Signature’s Calmi™ Car Cot and i-Base™ EncoreThe lightweight design at just 3.6 kg, makes for easy transfers from car to pushchair to home along with the easily accessible release buttons on the side of the cot. When using the calmi™ in the car, the infant body and head support securely cradles the littlest of babies and the full coverage, UPF 50+ canopy is water repellent and includes a mesh peekaboo window for when you are out and about.

Calmi™ and i-Base™

Joie Signature’s Calmi™ Car Cot and i-Base™ EncoreCalmi™ can be paired with the i-Base™ Encore for the perfect system. This clever base transforms othee Encore System infant carriers and toddler seats into rotating seats with a one-hand spin.

Pair the Joie i-Base Encore with your choice of Joie seats and create a custom and convenient back seat experience as your child grows from birth to big kid.

Joie Signature’s Calmi™ Car Cot and i-Base™ EncoreThe system meets the highest R129 safety standards with exclusive side-impact certification and ISOFIX only install, so both your baby and your mind can rest secure.

Buy now and find out more at Joie Baby


July Product of the Month: The Parent & Baby Coach

This month, we’re looking to one of the important things ever when it comes to being a new parent – SLEEP! More than ever before, there is so much controversy and free advice online – and it can be hard to know where to turn.

Having a new baby is one of the most magical, overwhelming and exhausting experiences in a lifetime. Whilst adapting to having a little person who relies entirely on you it can be a shock to learn that actually the phrase “sleep like a baby” maybe isn’t actually the reality of having a new bundle in your arms.

Many new parents often remark on the lack of sleep advice in antenatal classes, meaning parents are often underprepared for both what sleep looks like in the newborn days, as well as how best to deal with it.

A New Style of Antenatal Support

parent-baby-coachThat’s where The Parent and Baby Coach’s online courses come in. With three online courses tailed specifically for newborns, babies from five-12 months and toddlers, you can access information and advice from one of the UK’s leading baby sleep coaches, right from the comfort of your own home.

The Parent and Baby Coach online sleep courses provide parents with a variety of different ideas and approaches to help support their baby’s sleep, without judgement, shame or parents feeling as though they are backed into a corner. Parents are encouraged to use their gut instinct when deciding how to go about sleep.

The Parent and Baby Coach recognises fully that sleep is a huge pillar of maternal mental health, and helps support new parents by putting in slow and steady sleep practices from the early weeks onwards which helps enhance a baby’s sleep and creates confidence in parents too.

The courses are all about empowering parents with information so that they can create healthy long term sleep habits for the whole family.

It’s Not About Crying

One of the biggest concerns of many parents is that by getting help with a baby’s sleep, it means closing the door on them until the morning and leaving them to cry. As a sleep coach with over 11 years experience, Heidi from The Parent and Baby Coach is hugely passionate that this is not what you need to do, in order to get some more sleep.

Whilst there are some advocates of cry it out, The Parent and Baby Coach offers a range of sleep solutions including approaches which involve not leaving your baby at all, to approaches that have a turnaround of only a couple of day, which can involve giving baby space to settle for a few minutes before retuning to them. All of the approaches are designed with each family’s specific parenting style in mind.

A Truly Holistic Approach

parent-baby-coachThe use of the word holistic in baby sleep is very much a buzz right now but at The Parent and Baby Coach, sleep has been holistic for much longer than it has just been a trend for. When working on sleep, you are encouraged to look into all areas of your baby’s sleep – not only just the way in which they settle.

Heidi is a renowned expert in baby reflux, so focuses heavily on a baby’s feeding and any underlying tummy issues to help her clients get to the bottom of exactly why their baby’s sleep is broken.

Quality of 1-1 Support for the Price of a Course

The Parent and Baby Coach online courses cover everything you need to know as a parent to improve your little ones sleep, without the price tag of a one-to-one consultation.

Heidi is passionate about trying to reach as many new parents as possible, making them accessible and helping everyone move towards a full night’s sleep as and when they are ready.

Heidi is a mother of two boys and knows full well how it feels to be juggling modern-day motherhood with working and all that comes with having a full life and small children! To find out more about The Parent and Baby Coach’s services including 1-1’s and online courses, visit www.theparentandbabycoach.com or head over to Instagram @theparentandbabycoach.

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June Product of the Month: Inglesina’s Electa Travel System

This month, we’re looking to Inglesina’s latest award-winning travel system, Electa, which condenses a carrycot, stroller, stand and car seat into a compact, lightweight system. Designed for the non-stop pace of families living in the city, the Electa is easy to manoeuvre while boasting effortless style and comfort.

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Electa in Tribeca Green

Incredibly lightweight

The Electa’s stroller weighs in at just 8.7kg, while the chassis is only 5.5kg. Whether you’re lifting it on-and-off public transport, carrying it up and down stairs, or just packing it into the car boot, the lightness of the Electa makes it feel effortless.

Surprisingly compact

Other travel systems’ designs are often heavy and clunky. Inglesina’s solution is sleek and compact, with a chassis that folds down to just 73.5 x 50cm when closed – the size of a small suitcase!

inglesina-electa-travel-systemEasy to use

The Electa’s one-hand fold allows you to easily fold and unfold the system, all without the handle or fabric parts touching the ground. Plus, its state-of-the-art chassis and generous wheel dimensions make it easy to manoeuvre.

Italian style

Made in their factory in Vicenza, Italy, the Electa boasts the elegant Italian style of Inglesina’s products. With high-quality fabrics in a modern design, the travel system is available in three stylish colours: Greenwich Silver, Tribeca Green, and Upper Black.

inglesina-electa-travel-systemBaby wellness

With Inglesina, you can be sure that your little one’s comfort and wellness are always of the utmost priority. The Electa is no exception. The large, spacious carrycot allows room for little ones to grow and stretch, while the stand-up offers easy transportation to the nursery without disturbing their sleep.

In addition to this, the patented Welcome Pad mattress – designed by the Neonatal Department of the University of Bologna – ensures little ones are resting with their hips aligned and their posture correct.

RRP from £1,199

Find out more at inglesina.uk


May Product of the Month: Tidy Tot’s Bib & Tray Kit

This month we have discovered an absolute ‘must-have’ for any parent about to embark on their weaning journey, or just reaching those particularly messy mealtime milestones! From Tidy Tot, the home of innovative products to help parents and little ones, is the multi award-winning Bib & Tray Kit.

Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit

This game-changing piece of kit includes a large tray which fits over your existing highchair or highchair tray to provide a large, food-safe platform from which your baby can confidently explore and discover their food.

The kit also includes a long sleeve, waterproof, coverall bib which attaches to the tray to close any gaps between baby and highchair to catch any dropped food and prevent it from falling inside the highchair and onto baby’s clothes.

TidyTot-product-of-monthThe large tray features a lipped edge to prevent food, cutlery, cups or toys from falling onto the floor – a genius way to keep food where you want it, preventing food waste and of course less mess to clean up from the floor!

Ideal for all forms of weaning, from spoon-fed to baby-led weaning, this award-winning kit gives you the confidence to let baby explore and discover their food and develop those all important self-feeding skills.

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Dove Grey tray

Knowing baby’s clothes and highchair are protected from mess and spills and that food can’t fall onto the floor helps to take a lot of the stress out of mealtimes, not to mention reducing time spent on washing and cleaning.

The Bib & Tray Kit is also perfect for messy play and sensory development – painting, baking, sand, playdough and even water play can all be contained on the large, wipe-clean tray making it an ideal platform to engage in even the messiest of activities with your little one!

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Here’s everything you need to know about the Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit:

• Kit includes one large tray and one long-sleeved coverall bib
• Easy clean – simply wipe the tray clean and wipe clean or machine wash the bib
• Tray provides a hygienically clean, food-safe, BPA and Phthalate free surface for your baby to eat from – ideal for at home and eating out
• The long sleeve, coverall bib is easy-clean, in super-soft water-resistant fabric
• Easy to assemble & folds away for easy storage
• Comes with a handy, wipe-clean storage bag
• Grows with baby – adjustable neck fastening suitable from 6 months up to 2 years
• Multi-use – Ideal for both weaning and messy play

This time-saving piece of kit is a sure-fire winner to help make mealtimes with your little one that little bit easier and stress-free whilst enabling them to develop the feeding skills they need to produce happy and confident eaters. Anything that can help to reduce washing and clean up time gets the thumbs up from us!

Use BABYMAG10 for 10% discount (excluding bundles). Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit retails at £32. Available in Dove Grey or Sage Green.

SHOP NOW at tidytot.com


April Product of the Month: Wombat & Co. London’s NUMBAT GO Babywearing Jacket

This month, we’re looking to Wombat & Co. London, a specialist clothing brand that creates beautiful, innovative & practical maternity coats & jackets – specifically their NUMBAT GO.

NUMBAT GO is a foldable 4-in1 babywearing jacket, encompassing all of the benefits of a fantastic lightweight jacket, without compromising on the warmth and comfort of your bigger coat. And of course, it provides the opportunity to bring your little one along with you, wherever you go!

Here’s everything you need to know about the NUMBAT GO:

 

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The NUMBAT GO in Mint by Wombat & Co. London

Like all the Wombat & Co. London products, NUMBAT GO is compatible with all ergonomic baby carriers and slings and allows for 4 uses: Pregnancy, Front Babywearing, Back Babywearing and normal use, with the additional advantage of folding into a bag in three quick steps.

Designed for Spring/Summer, NUMBAT GO is shower proof, wind resistant, breathable and very stylish too!

Created with durability in mind, NUMBAT GO is designed to support mums from pregnancy, through babywearing and beyond. Practical, high quality, affordable and durable. Take it anywhere you go!

Available in 5 sizes (S to XXL), NUMBAT GO comes in 5 colours: Mustard, Mint, Navy, Purple and Black.

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The NUMBAT GO in Mustard (left) and Mint (right) by Wombat & Co. London

Just mum

When you are not babywearing, you just remove the insert and you are ready to go for as long as you want. NUMBAT GO is made to last for years!

Pregnancy jacket

In the last stages of pregnancy, where you can’t close your jacket anymore, just zip in the insert, and voilà, you have room for your baby bump.

As all the Wombat & Co. London babywearing coats, the NUMBAT GO central panel comes with cinchable strings that help adapt the coat to the size of your bump throughout the pregnancy.

Backbabywearing

There are times when, for some people, back babywearing is more practical, so we designed the adjustable insert that comes with every WALLABY to handle rear babywearing too.

Front babywearing

NUMBAT GO allows front babywearing and back babywearing. By buying an additional insert, mums can also tandem or babywear at the back when they are pregnant.

The insert adapts to the size of your baby, so you can babywear until your little one is 3 to 4 years old.

Retail price: £99

SHOP NOW at Wombat & Co. London

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