Nursery products: Mumsnet Best Winners 2011
Bedding, sleeping and safety - your pick of the best nursery buys when preparing a home for your baby's arrival.
Winner: BT Baby Monitor 150
Bamboozled with choice? BT's monitor was judged "really easy to set up" with "good clear sound quality". The temperature alert was a particularly useful feature as was the two-way talk facility.
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Price was a key consideration for many fans of the Slumbersac, "a perfectly acceptable and cheaper version of the grobag". "Really hard-wearing" and "easy to wash and dry" were other reasons for this winning top reviews.
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The Pacapod's removable pods won roars of approval from organised Mumsnetters who also loved the style of this changing bag. The pram attachment straps "are fab" and it could also be used for trips to the swimming pool.
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Winner: Stokke Sleepi
"Worth every penny", the Stokke cot is "a great investment" and is "not only beautiful, but very functional". The mini-cot proved particularly useful for mums who"d had c-sections, and "can be adapted into a sofa/day bed" when your child is old enough.
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Winner: Bambinex Bamboo nappy
These "really absorbent" and "slimline" nappies were popular with mums choosing the reusable nappy route. A key plus was the environmentally-friendly bamboo fabric for being "gorgeously soft". The velcro straps were also praised for ease of use.
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Winner: Bright Bots
"Thin enough to feel like grown-up pants", these training pants were judged perfect for training when "you're at that stage of just not quite getting there in time". The bright colours proved popular with toddlers too.
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Winner: Baby Björn Babysitter Balance
Mumsnetters loved that the Baby Björn could fold flat and thus be taken everywhere. The three positions were judged to offer "great support". "Sometimes simple designs are the best and this is great."
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Winner: Kirkland Baby Wipes
These own-brand alcohol-free baby wipes from Costco had "very little scent" and were "surprisingly thick". Helpfully, they come in large packs and, as one Mumsnette raved, "can cope with the poo nappy from hell!"
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Winner: Ikea Minnen extendable bed
For a flat-pack, the Minnen is apparently "easy to assemble" and "very sturdy". The bed"s low height is "excellent as you don"t have to worry about them falling out" and look-wise, it's "such a cute bed".
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Winner: Lidl Toujours
"Put aside any snobbery" urged reviewers of these "so, so cheap" disposables. "Reliable, comfortable and great value for money", Lidl"s own-brand nappies were also rated for being "soft and comfortable".
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Winner: Lindam Easy Fit Plus
A good buy for anyone with narrow hallways, the Lindam was praised for being "functional" and "long lasting" "Easy to assemble or move if needed", it also proved to be a stairgate to confound the most die-hard of escapologists.
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