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Mumsnet Best awards

Our 2011 Mumsnet Best Winners

Mumsnet Mumsnetters have ruminated and cogitated and posted reviews under more than 175 different categories in our Reviews section over the year, on everything from buggies and breadmakers to campsites and cookery books.

Here's where we make the grand reveal on which products our reviewers rated as the best of the bunch. Cue drum roll and murmurings of "You must be so proud…"

Buggies, strollers and travel systems

bugaboo bee

Find out which products Mumsnetters really rate for pavement pounding. 

Cots, highchairs and monitors

bt monitor

Bedding, sleeping and safety – your pick of the best nursery buys when preparing a home for your baby's arrival. 

Backpacks, car seats, bikes and scooters

bush baby

From the trip home from the maternity ward to the first faltering, stabiliser-free bicycle ride, these are your top picks.

Highchairs, breastpumps and sterilisers

avent steriliser

The top products that make life easier, whether you're breast or bottle feeding or spooning in butternut squash pureé.

Camping, shorthaul, ski, spa and longhaul


Mumsnetters' favourite spots to go for a family holiday in the UK and abroad.

Days out and attractions


Zoos, museums, theme parks and historical houses that are worth what you fork out for a family ticket.

Vacuum cleaners, slow cookers and breadmakers

vacuum cleaner

The household appliances you say are least likely to gather dust at the back of the cupboard. 

Parenting, cookery and fiction titles

fay ripley

The books you've loved, loaned to friends, rated for their recipes or read with your children time and time again. 

Presents for mums-to-be, newborns, parents and children

Pile of Christmas presents

Mumsnetters' guide to the presents most likely to be met with sighs of delight, not consigned to the regifting drawer.

The best toys to buy children of every age

toy brick

The best toys for everyone from newborns to teenagers, according to the mums who've bought, played with and tidied them up.