WINNERS: Best Pregnancy & Baby Awards – 2024 Mum Central Awards

Welcome to the grand reveal of the 2024 Best Pregnancy and Baby Awards Winners!  It’s been an exciting year filled with remarkable innovation in baby care products, and thanks to the thousands of votes from parents, we can now announce which brands have truly excelled this year.

We’ve carefully scrutinised the top contenders in our pregnancy and baby categories including Sleep, Play, Monitor, Feed, On-the Go, and Health. Each category was hotly contested, but only the top three brands have clinched the coveted GOLD, SILVER, and BRONZE awards.

Who will win our Pregnancy and Baby Awards?

Join us in celebrating the brands that go above and beyond to support both parents and their little ones. From helping your baby achieve a peaceful night’s sleep to ensuring their health and happiness on the go, these award-winning products stand out for their quality, innovation, and reliability. Let’s dive into the results and discover the best baby products of 2024!

pregnancy-awards-winnersBest Product for Recovery

relax-recover-peri-bottle-best-product-recovery-goldGOLD AWARD:

Relax & Recover Peri Bottle

Price: $27.00

This Peri Bottle is the first on the market to have such a unique, stunning and ergonomic design. It has an improved spraying angle giving you a better clean in your perineal area after birth and post surgery. It is also the largest on the market having 380mL capacity. It is an easy to use, mess free, perineal bottle specifically designed to relieve the sting of urine and gently cleanse sensitive areas.

They have designed this so it can also fit straight into your hospital bag, but also your handbag to use during your postpartum recovery journey.

Daily Use For Any Recovery: – Dilute urine while urinating to reduce stinging – Clean down there after childbirth or during heavy periods – Post operative cleaning – Cleaning after Post Op of Labiaplasty – Clean haemorrhoids – Portable bidet – Clean c-section wounds

thery-postpartum-compression-leggings-best-product-recovery-silverSILVER AWARD:

TheRY Group Restorer Postpartum Compression Leggings

Price: $179.00

Thoughtful details and clever design in this modern lux support legging for postpartum recovery. Targeted compression support panels help abdominal separation (diastasis recti) as muscles move back into place. Perfect support for C-section recovery – our seams avoid c-section scars & provide comfortable support for everyday tasks – bending, lifting, moving around & changing nappies can prove more difficult after surgery.

The leggings engineered with graduated compression through the legs, also help with postpartum swelling & fluid retention Increased circulation helps with blood flow and flushing of waste fluids. Ankle zips are genius and make them easy put on and take off, especially for those with ‘mother’s wrist’ discomfort. 2 large pockets so everything is within easy reach. Best of all lux fabrics and modern design for mums of today. No embarrassing seams that you want to hide. Can be dressed up or down to lounge for maximum wear.

dushi-rapid-hair-growth-serum-best-product-recovery-bronzeBRONZE AWARD:

Dushi Rapid Hair Growth Serum

Price: $44.95

For postpartum hair loss, you really can’t go past Dushi! They are the experts in postpartum hair loss with their Rapid Hair Growth Serum new mums rave about. It’s made in Australia, clinically proven to grow follicles and is safe for coloured and chemically-treated hair.

Dushi’s Rapid Hair Growth Serum is also vegan friendly, not tested on animals and free from nasties such as mineral oils, parabens, SLES, SLS and artificial colours. How it works is simple too. Leave it in and watch your hair transform! Not only will it improve scalp circulation and hair thickness, but it’s also designed to control oil on the scalp and repair thinning hair breakage and split ends. If you’re worried about your postpartum hair loss, then this serum will be your hair saviour!

Best Pregnancy Product

butterfly-maternity-pillow-best-product-recovery-goldGOLD AWARD:

Butterfly Maternity Pillow

Price: $197.00

Butterfly Maternity Pillow® – Rated Australia’s #1 pregnancy pillow 4 years running, 100% Australian owned and made. Made for mums-to-be, the unique Butterfly wings cradle your bump and support your back – whichever side you sleep on.

Compact and flexible, the Butterfly Maternity Pillow® makes it easy to turn and reposition in bed for a comfier sleep, while maintaining alignment in your hips and spine to reduce pressure and discomfort in your back. Our pillows are made with premium Japara Cotton and filled with Cloudfil® fibre balls to reduce clumping and create the optimum support for your body. 2 in 1 design. Our Butterfly Maternity Pillow does double duty, instantly transforming into a supportive, portable and comfy nursing pillow for you and for bub with our Splashproof nursing covers.

sleepybelly-pregnancy-pillow-best-pregnancy-product-silverSILVER AWARD:

SleepyBelly Pregnancy Pillow

Price: $139.95

A three-piece, adjustable maternity pillow, expertly designed for optimal comfort and back-sleep prevention for expecting mothers. Your journey to a deeper, more restful sleep starts with Sleepybelly.

lansinoh-nipple-balm-best-pregnancy-product-bronzeBRONZE AWARD:

Lansinoh® Organic Nipple Balm

Price: $37.99

Now you can nurture your journey to motherhood, thanks to Lansinoh®, the #1 nipple care brand. Lansinoh® Organic Nipple Balm is a naturally derived formula to moisturise and soothe dry, stretching skin during pregnancy and prepare the nipples for breastfeeding. And the best part its preservative and chemical free! With Lansinoh® Organic Nipple Balm, there’s no need to remove before breastfeeding. Made with 7 naturally derived ingredients: organic sunflower oil, olive oil, beeswax, coconut oil, shea butter, calendula flower extract, and argan oil. Silky smooth formula that’s easy to apply and gentle on sensitive skin. Lansinoh® has been supporting breastfeeding mums for over 40 years and the healthcare providers who support them.


Best Cot & Co-Sleeper

babybee best cot co sleeper baby awardsGOLD AWARD:

Babybee Pod Bassinet & Co Sleeper

Price: $429.99

Designed with parents in mind, the POD seamlessly converts from bedside sleeper to stand-alone bassinet allowing you to keep your little one safe, close and comfortable. Suitable from birth up until bub starts to show signs of rolling, which is approx. 5-6 months or they reach a weight of 9kg. 7 adjustable height positions to suit single beds up to king beds. The mattress complies with AS/NZS 8811.1:2013 Sleep surfaces – Test for Firmness. Includes a fitted organic cotton sheet providing a super comfy and safe place for bub. Handy basket underneath for easy-access storage. Easily disassembles for storage in the included carry bag. Designed with parents in mind, the POD seamlessly converts from bedside sleeper to stand-alone bassinet allowing you to keep your little one safe, close and comfortable.

Suitable from birth up until bub starts to show signs of rolling, which is approx. 5-6 months or they reach a weight of 9kg. 7 adjustable height positions to suit single beds up to king beds. The mattress complies with AS/NZS 8811.1:2013 Sleep surfaces – Test for Firmness. Includes a fitted organic cotton sheet providing a super comfy and safe place for bub. Handy basket underneath for easy-access storage. Easily disassembles for storage in the included carry bag.

joie-roomie-go-best-cot-cosleeper-silverSILVER AWARD:

Joie roomie™ go

Price: $369.00

Joie roomie™ go – meet the travel bedside crib that sleeps baby close whether you’re at home or away by folding down easily into one tiny package.

Made for travel, the roomie™ go quickly folds down into one tiny package – no struggling or disassembling involved. It’s compact and lightweight so you can easily carry it along as you travel or tuck it away into small boots and cupboards. Close for comfort – sleeping side by side without sharing a bed makes parent-baby bonding a dream. With your little one snugly in arm’s reach, you can easily feed, cuddle, soothe or simply stare at that sweet face from the comfort of your own bed. Easy access to baby – lift and lower side panel allows easy access to baby, helping you answer those midnight wakeup calls smoothly from the cosy comfort of your own bed.

troll-lukas-cot-best-cot-cosleeper-bronzeBRONZE AWARD:

Troll Nursery Lucas Cot

Price: $799.95

The Troll Lukas Cot will be the hero of your stunning baby nursery. This stylish 3-in-1 bed is stable, stylish, and a versatile piece of furniture that grows with your baby. Its seamless transition between cot, junior bed, and child’s sofa makes it a practical choice for parents looking for longevity in their nursery furniture. Crafted from birch wood in Europe, this cot exudes quality and durability. The European-sized mattress of 140 x 70 cm (sold separately) fits perfectly into the frame, ensuring comfort and safety for your little one. Compliant with Australian Standards, you can rest assured that your baby is sleeping in a secure environment. The open design of the Troll Lukas Cot creates an airy and spacious atmosphere in your baby’s room, adding to the overall charm of the nursery. Investing in the Troll Lukas Cot means investing in both style and functionality for years to come.

Best Play Mat

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Munchkin & Bear Luxe Padded Play Mat

Price: $189.95

Munchkin & Bear is Australia’s original, number 1 designer baby play mat used daily in well over 100,000 homes to help your baby reach their first milestones in safety and style. Floor play is essential for every baby’s development. Munchkin & Bear’s ultra thick, reversible, cloud-like, memory foam TPU mats provide comfort and safety from birth to beyond. Unlike fabric play mats that require regular washing, our non-toxic water-proof mats remain pristine for years to come, because the inevitable daily baby messes (like spit-up, drool, nappy leaks and food spills) simply wipe clean in an instant – making parenting that little bit easier!”}”

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Babybee Ollie Play Gym

Price: $229.99

Safe, calming and spacious, OLLIE play gym is the perfect play solution for your little one. OLLIE is true luxurious comfort which is intended to be soft on delicate skin; a reversible luxe linen-cotton blend fabric, quilted for softer play and gentle on your baby’s skin. Huge space for bub to play – 116cm total diameter. Made from super soft & safe cotton and linen-blend fabrics. The removable, quilted top mat is perfect for play-on-the-go! Includes 5 toys to encourage sensory play. Multiple attachment points for the toys.

freddy-and-co-baby-play-mat-best-play-mat-bronzeBRONZE AWARD:

Freddy & Co Baby Play Mat

Price: $189.95

Freddy & Co has the solution for playful learning with their reversible TPU baby play mats. Designed with care, these mats boast vibrant, child-centric designs on one side, inviting little ones to explore and engage in imaginative play. Meanwhile, on the flip side, parents can enjoy chic and decor-friendly patterns that seamlessly integrate into their home environment. Freddy & Co prioritizes safety, ensuring their mats are non-toxic and free from harmful chemicals, providing a worry-free playtime experience for every little explorer. Additionally, these mats are easy to clean, simplifying daily routines for busy parents. With Freddy & Co’s innovative design, families can nurture their child’s development while maintaining a stylish home ambiance. Embrace the joy of play and effortless parenting with Freddy & Co’s reversible TPU baby play mats! Keep an eye out for the new range coming March, 2024.

Best Nursery Accessories & Decor

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Tommee Tippee Twist & Click Nappy Disposal Bin

Price: $69.95

The one and only bin that wraps each nappy for guaranteed odour and germ protection*. For no smells, less mess, and fewer trips to the outside bin. No.1 nappy disposal system in Europe† Twists and wraps each nappy individually. Smart sealing lid with inbuilt plunger. Holds up to 33 nappies. Bio-based GREENFILM™ inserts are sustainably sourced.

cushii-baby-lounger-best-nursery-accessories-silverSILVER AWARD:

Cushii Baby Lounger

Price:  $179.00

The Cushii Lounger is a lightweight, portable nest designed to cradle your bub and provide a helping hand to get some much needed hands-free time. Easily take your portable Cushii from room to room, and make it your sanity-saving companion for adventures to the beach, park and even nana’s house. Think of it as your number #1 mum hack. It can be set down on the floor where it will provide your baby with a safe place to lounge and play while also giving you peace of mind that they are in arms reach allowing you to keep your baby close to you while you work, relax, or rest. The Cushii Lounger stands out as the only baby lounger made from premium CERTIFIED sustainable TENCEL™ fibers. This material, often compared to silk in terms of softness, offers superior comfort, breathability, and temperature regulation. An absolute game-changer for any new parent.

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Kids Posters Wall Stickers

Price:  $19.95 – 45.00

Big Fabric Stickers for Boring Walls! With these 100% Wall Safe wall stickers and decals, you can transform your child’s bedroom into an adventurous wonderland. These stickers are the perfect addition to any child’s room. Explore their best-selling Construction Truck sticker collection. Planning a toddler’s room makeover? Dive into their Aussie Animal sticker collection, and introduce your child to native Australian wildlife in a creative way. Discover the magic of decorating with ease today! Quick and easy to apply on most smooth, clean surfaces, just peel and stick! Not happy with the layout? Simply move and reapply until you get the perfect arrangement. Our stickers are made with eco-friendly inks and are formaldehyde, phthalate and PVC-free and waterproof – so you can easily clean off those little fingerprints. So why wait? Explore our sticker and decal collections and create a magical space your child will love.


Best Baby Monitor

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Tweetycam Baby Monitor

Price:  $239.00

Meet Tweetycam: your go-to for dependable baby monitoring. It’s designed with busy parents in mind, delivering sharp video and audio directly to you, minus the Wi-Fi, so your family stays private. Its robust battery life ensures up to 12 uninterrupted hours of use, and as your household grows, so does Tweetycam’s coverage with additional camera options and split-screen viewing. It’s not just for kids, either; keep tabs on pets or elderly family members in need. Join the 10,000+ Australian families who trust Tweetycam for a simple, secure connection to the moments that matter.

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Oricom BS7 Babysense7 Breathing Movement Monitor

Price:  $249.00

Babysense7 is an integrated system, with a control unit connecting to sensor pads which are placed under your baby’s mattress. The device is designed to continually monitor the breathing movement rate of your sleeping baby and if it begins to slow or cannot be detected, an audible alarm is activated. Babysense7 is included as a medical device on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG No. 97479), and is battery operated, meaning no power source in and around the cot.

oricom-OBH650P-best-baby-monitor-bronzeBRONZE AWARD:

Oricom OBH650P 5” Smart HD Nursery Pal Skyview Baby Monitor With Cot Stand

Price:  $399.00

Rest assured that you have a clear, unobstructed, and overhead view of your sleeping baby with the new Oricom OBH650P Nursery Pal Skyview edition. This connected baby monitor is Wi-Fi enabled, which allows access to the HD camera feed from an external smartphone, utilising the feature-rich HubbleClub for Partners App.

Best Sleep Aid

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Aroma-Snooze Plus 8 in 1 Humidifier Kit

Price: $135.00

Lively Living Aroma-Snooze Plus is an innovative all-in-one sleep, breathing, and wellness solution suitable for all ages. This advanced humidifier utilizes ultrasonic technology to transform room temperature water into a purified mist, promoting a serene atmosphere. A standout feature is its integrated music and sound component, offering a variety of soothing sounds for relaxation and enhanced sleep quality. Additionally, it allows users to record and loop their own voice for a personalized touch. The red LED light feature is perfect for aiding baby sleep and night feeds. The kit includes a 15ml Certified Organic Aroma Snooze Essential Oil, and the convenience of a remote control, along with three stylish interchangeable covers, adding to the functionality and aesthetics of this exceptional sleep aid. With a large 500ml capacity, a further option to play your own choice of music via Bluetooth connectivity, the Aroma-Snooze Plus is a must-have for every child

euky-bear-Sweet-Dreams-Sleep-Aid-best-sleep-aid-silverSILVER AWARD:

Euky Bear Sweet Dreams Sleep Aid

Price: $79.95

Euky Bear has partnered with leading sleep experts to create the ultimate all-in-one Baby Sleep Aid. It combines the benefits of sound, light and aromatherapy to help babies drift off to sleep more easily and settle through the night. The Sweet Dreams Sleep Aid features pink noise – a calming sound frequency found in nature – plus other soothing sounds like heartbeat, waterfall and custom lullabies. It uses red light therapy to help support baby’s natural circadian rhythm – or, choose from seven other rotating colours. It’s also an aromatherapy humidifier: from 3+ months, enjoy the wellness benefits of essential oils with Euky Bear’s baby-friendly oil blends – Sleepy Time, Sniffly Nose, Cuddle Calm or Tummy Ease. Euky Bear’s Sweet Dreams Sleep Aid is the perfect addition to your little one’s bedtime routine to help ensure sweet dreams for the whole family.

ergopouch-drift-away-white-noise-machine-best-sleep-aid-bronzeBRONZE AWARD:

ergoPouch Drift Away White Noise Machine

Price:  $64.95

The Drift Away Portable White Noise machine features seven clean and clear sleep sounds, designed to promote deep, restorative sleep for babies and adults by masking disruptive noises in the sleep environment. Incorporate the Drift Away sound machine into your sleep routine by playing one of the sounds at bedtime to help you and/or your baby be soothed and calmed to sleep, build healthy sleep cues and habits. With its lightweight design and rechargeable battery, the portable white noise machine is easy to bring along wherever your day, night or weekend takes you. Its impressive 48 hour battery life* on a single charge; means you won’t be caught out on the go. The built-in soft LED light has three settings, and can help with overnight nappy changes, feeding and finding baby’s lost dummy. The volume-adjustable sound is set to a safe maximum decibel rating of 75db next to your ear

Best Sleepwear

ergopouch-2.5-tog-cocoon-swaddle-bag-best-sleepwear-goldGOLD AWARD:

ergoPouch 2.5 TOG Cocoon Swaddle Bag

Price: $64.95

The Cocoon Swaddle Bags is designed to be both easy to use and difficult to escape from. This zip-up swaddle is TOG rated for warmth to keep a baby snug and securely swaddled without the need for complicated wrapping from day one. Being TOG-rated means that the 2.5 TOG can be used on its own in room temperatures between 17-23°C / 63-73°F with no blankets in the bassinet or cot to make this a safe sleep option for a newborn or baby. The chest area is 1.0TOG rated to prevent overheating and allow for full chest expansion when breathing. Parents can layer up underneath as needed for warmth, and follow our handy FREE room thermometer and what to wear guide included with the product to help them dress their child appropriately. We recommend pairing this with one of our TOG-rated Layers or Bodywear underneath (sold separately).

baby-loves-sleep-koala-hugs-best-sleepwear-silverSILVER AWARD:

Baby Loves Sleep Koala Hugs

Price: $58.95

The Koala Hugs is a clever reinvention of the traditional square swaddle blanket with a design based on a method of baby wrapping used by many midwives and maternity hospitals. How it helps:  Soft, breathable stretchy organic cotton, has clever arm pockets that cocoon baby’s arms, calms the startle reflex, keeps wriggly hands from escaping the swaddle, keeps babies sleeping longer,  designed for quick and simple wrapping – perfect for new parents, any care giver can do it. Never worry about wrapping your baby too tightly, guarantees a perfect and inescapable wrap.

jujo-baby-shwrap-best-sleepwear-bronzeBRONZE AWARD:

Jujo Baby Shwrap Blanket with Sleeve

Price:  $99.00 – $109.00

The Shwrap™, a unique and innovative blanket with sleeves is a game changer in the world of wraps and swaddles. Unlike traditional options, it combines the cosy comfort of a blanket with the freedom of sleeves and being able to move their arms naturally. It simplifies routines making it a must-have accessory for babies from newborn to 12 months. Convenience: Effortlessly carry your baby or move them between the pram, pushchair, or cot without the hassle of constant wrapping and unwrapping. The Shwrap™ works with pushchair harnesses ensuring baby stays safe at all times. Feeding friendly: Placing one blanket section over your shoulder offers discreet breastfeeding. Hip-friendly: The design allows free movement and supports babies with hip dysplasia, seamlessly accommodating hip braces. Secure: Button fastenings at the underarm for older, moving babies keep the Shwrap™ in place preventing it from moving upwards or being lost to the floor


Best Breast Pump

tommee-tippee-double-electric-breast-pump-goldGOLD AWARD:

Tommee Tippee Made for Me Double Electric Breast Pump

Price:  $359.95

The horns have a hygienic one-piece design that’s easy to assemble, so you can get on with expressing quickly and easily. This also makes cleaning the pump, whether in hot soapy water, the dishwasher or steriliser, simple and stress-free. The innovative built-in closed system means all your precious breastmilk only goes into the bottle, so you don’t waste a single drop. Made from completely BPA and BPS-free materials, you can rest-assured that your baby has a super-safe feed. Complete with a USB charger, this breast pump provides 90 minutes of cord-free pump time when fully charged.


minbie-breast-pump-silverSILVER AWARD:

Minbie Breast Pump

Price: $350.00

This new dual motor hospital strength pump is designed to express more in less time in greater comfort wherever you are. Dual motors so you can pump with different strengths on each side simultaneously. Hospital-grade vacuum suction strength up to 270mmHg on each side. 3 soft silicone cup sizes included to ensure a comfortable fit out of the box. Handbag-sized weighing only 610g for mums on the run. Half the weight of our older model. Pump anywhere anytime with over 2.5 hours of battery life. Agile expression & stimulation modes to perfectly tune to your body. Soft pink night light. Wide-flange, one-piece silicone shields for greater comfort and hygiene. Hygienic closed system where you pump straight into a bottle without the worry of transferring the milk, preserving your liquid gold


tommee-tippee-made-for-me-breast-pump-goldBRONZE AWARD:

Tommee Tippee Made for Me Wearable Breast Pump

Price: $599.00

Three years of engineering poured into a hands-free design that gives you complete flexibility. For the freedom to express, whenever, wherever. Five horn sizes (because no two nipples are the  same). ConstantComfort™ technology that mimics baby’s latch. Nipple alignment light to make sure you get a comfortable position. Feed directly from the pump once you’re done. In-app controls with tracking and insights data.

Best Steriliser

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Tommee Tippee Ultra UV Steriliser, Dryer & Storage

Price: $319.95

Our best steriliser. Expertly engineered to be safe for them, simple for you. UV light sterilises and dries everything you need to feed, fast. No water, no steam, no noise. UV lights kill viruses^ and 99.9% of harmful bacteria Sterilise and dry six clear bottles in 35 minutes*. No need for harsh chemicals, heat or steam. Energy efficient, fits most brands of bottles, tested against Coronavirus (tested to EN 16777) and Influenza H1N1.


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Minbie UV Steriliser & Dryer

Price:  $330.00

Large capacity – two stainless steel sterilising racks increase capacity to 9 bottles + breast pump parts & soothers. UV-C LED lights cover 360º of the contents, effectively kill bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens on the surface of everything inside. Multi-function ability enables sterilisation of phones, keys, wallets, glasses, gloves, face masks, baby feeding items, kitchen utensils, toys, face masks, electronic devices and more. Fast-drying PTC heater and dual fan ensures thorough drying to protect from germ regrowth. Storage function maintains sterilisation for up to 24 hours. Highly reflective mirrored stainless steel provides seamless sterilisation. Safety features include the automatic UV light switch off when the door is opened.


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Milton Antibacterial Tablets

Price:  $10.49

Milton, the expert in cold water sterilisation of baby feeding equipment for over 70 years. Milton Cold Water Sterilisation Method sterilises in just 15 minutes and kills 99.9% of germs. Made solution is effective for 24 hours and comes in a convenient 30 tablet pack. Ideal for travel. Sterilise bottles anywhere you are. Effective in 15 minutes. Stay sterile for 24 hours. No need to rinse.

Why sterilise?During your baby’s first 12 months, their immune system is still developing so they need extra protection from germs. What should I sterilise? Bottles, teats, soothers, plastic feeding spoons, weaning bowls, teething rings, toys, breastfeeding equipment such as breastpump parts and milk storage containers.

Best High Chair

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Redsbaby HILO2

Price: $229.00

With easy to clean surfaces, a removable tray, accessories made from machine washable materials and the ability to convert to a junior and play chair, Redsbaby’s HILO² High Chair brings your family together for easy meals and playtime as your child grows. Makes mealtimes child’s play.


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Maxi-Cosi Minla

Price:  $429.00

The Minla is full of possibilities. With its five reclining positions, four tray positions, and nine different heights, your child can use it as an infant’s seat, a high chair, or a cool booster seat with a tray. All the options are there for you to have your child right beside you at the table. Minla adapts to your child as they grow. A modern 6-in-1 high chair to be use from birth up to 6 years of age


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Joie multiply™ 6 in 1

Price: $329.00

multiply™ 6in1 – meet all your mealtime, playtime, and activity time needs from birth to 6 years thanks to this highchair’s six different modes. multitasking overachiever – Multiply™ 6in1 has six different modes: baby highchair, traditional highchair, booster, portable booster, toddler chair, and play table. plus one playmate – easily convert the multiply™ 6in1 highchair to a mini-table perfect for little playmates at playtime, art time, and imagine away time. bring along booster – this highchair will never leave you short… it easily travels along to dinner dates and family dinners when in the booster mode. And tucks away quickly for easy tidy. Just right height – with 5 different height positions, you can quickly and easily adjust your baby’s high chair to match every growth spurt, kitchen counter, and dining table.

Best Bottles

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Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Baby Bottles

Price:  $11.95

Inspired by mums and designed by experts, our Closer to Nature Baby Bottle has an extra-wide neck and breast-like teat to help your baby have the most natural bottle-feeding experience. Made from super soft silicone, the teat has a special breast-like shape that encourages a natural latch and prevents nipple confusion when switching between bottle and breast. This works by mimicking the flex and movement of mum’s breast, allowing your baby to feed at a pace that feels comfortable and natural to them. It also features an anti-colic valve to prevent the symptoms of colic by ensuring your little one ingests more milk and less air.  The Closer to Nature baby bottle is completely mess-free and leakproof when the screw ring, teat and cap are all secured (even if it’s turned upside down or shaken). It’s also 100% BPA free so it’s safe for your baby.


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Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic Baby Bottles

Price: $13.95

Tommee Tippee Advanced Anti-Colic baby bottles offer superior performance, our best bottle for reducing colic symptoms†. They work a little differently from regular bottles. To help combat colic, while ensuring a comfortable feeding experience for you and your baby, the unique 3-piece, anti-colic venting system draws air away from milk and baby, meaning less wind, reflux and discomfort. Topped with our breast-like shaped teat, helping baby get the best latch and reduce air intake. Plus, the venting tube comes with a built-in heat sensing strip that gives you extra reassurance that the milk is a safe temperature for baby.


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NUK for Nature Sustainable Baby Bottles

Price:  From $12.95

NUK for Nature Sustainable Baby Bottles support breastfeeding and 98% of mothers agree they give baby the same drinking sensation as breastfeeding. The teat is shaped like a mother’s nipple while breastfeeding, has a particularly wide and flexible lip rest and several tiny openings – just like the milk ducts in a mother’s breast, for a smooth and natural flow. The innovative anti-colic vent helps prevent air being swallowed and the patented Temperature Control indicator changes colour when the food is too hot (the normally blue indicator turns white if the milk is above 37 degrees – clever!) NUK for Nature Sustainable Baby Bottles are made from 100% sustainable materials* including eco-friendly plastic & silicone and packaged in FSC-certified paper packaging that can go straight in the recycling bin. It’s even manufactured using green electricity to be particularly climate friendly. Available in 150ml, 260ml Polypropylene Single Bottles and multi-packs.

Best Feeding Accessories

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Tommee Tippee Toddler Silicone Bowl & Spoon

Price: $15.00

Inspired by mums and designed by experts, our Closer to Nature Baby Bottle has an extra-wide neck and breast-like teat to help your baby have the most natural bottle-feeding experience. Made from super soft silicone, the teat has a special breast-like shape that encourages a natural latch and prevents nipple confusion when switching between bottle and breast. This works by mimicking the flex and movement of mum’s breast, allowing your baby to feed at a pace that feels comfortable and natural to them. It also features an anti-colic valve to prevent the symptoms of colic by ensuring your little one ingests more milk and less air. he Closer to Nature baby bottle is completely mess-free and leakproof when the screw ring, teat and cap are all secured (even if it’s turned upside down or shaken). It’s also 100% BPA free so it’s safe for your baby.


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Cherub Baby Automatic Baby Food Maker

Price: $249.99

Are you looking for an all-in-1 solution for whipping up delicious homemade baby food, and to sterilise and warm your baby’s bottles without taking up too much space in your kitchen? Then look no further! Healthy meal prep just got a whole lot easier. For quick healthy meals simply pop the ingredients in the steaming bowl, press Auto and come back in 20 minutes to perfectly steamed and blended purees. Automatically steams then blends. Pulse blending so you can control the consistency. Defrosts baby food, breast milk bags and food pouches. Warms baby bottles & sterilises baby bottles and accessories. Suitable for fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. BPA free and phthalate free. Extra large jug capacity to make up to 12 meals at once.


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Baby Brezza Formula Pro Advanced

Price: $499.99

Introducing their innovative formula bottle maker, designed to simplify feeding time for busy parents. This device ensures your baby’s bottle is prepared instantly and to perfection, matching the formula to water ratio recommended on each package. Customisation is key, offering three temperature settings and dispensing between 60-300ml, even catering to water-only needs.

Say goodbye to the hassle of hand scooping; our airtight powder container dispenses formula in a more hygienic manner, ensuring cleanliness with every use. Compatible with virtually all formula brands available in Australia and New Zealand and fitting all bottle types, versatility is at your fingertips. Plus, enjoy peace of mind with a 1-year limited warranty and BPA-FREE construction. Simplify feeding time and cherish those precious moments with your little one, knowing their bottle is prepared with care and precision every time.


Best Car Seat or Capsule

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Maxi-Cosi Mico 12 LX Baby Capsule

Price: $499.00

The Mico 12 LX baby capsule is the lightest fully-featured baby capsule on the market, from the world’s most popular baby capsule brand. Suitable for newborns with low birth weights, to 12-month-olds. Maxi-Cosi Mico 12 LX makes your life easy and transitioning your baby in and out of a car becomes a breeze. You can now pair the NEW Mico 12 LX with most leading stroller brands, so let the adventures begin! Offering amazing safety with Air Protect® and first-class comfort with bamboo wicking fabric, the Mico 12 LX is packed with style and features you’ll love.


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InfaSecure Attain More 0-4 Year Car Seat

Price: $769.00

Attain More takes all of the incredible More Range features and packages them up into the slimmest child restraint on the Australian market. With Extended Rearward Facing to 30 months, and Forward Facing to a large 4-year-old, it’s a very little child restraint, but a very big deal. Measuring an incredibly narrow 420mm approx. across at its widest point in both Rearward and Forward-Facing modes, Attain More is the narrowest child restraint with an in-built harness on the market to date. Not only is it narrow across, but it also features an ultra-compact Rearward Facing depth, which is great for smaller vehicles (or taller front seat travellers!). Great features including ISOFix compatibility, amazing safety technology such as Secur- air & Air Cocoon Technology, Twist & Lift adjustment as well as Active Bamboo covers for comfort. This restraint reflects practical and premium elements for your convenience.


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Maxi-Cosi Pria LX G-CELL

Price: $649.00

The all NEW Pria G-CELL convertible car seat is suitable for newborns to 4 years of age (approx). You’ll love our Australian-designed and engineered SMART Guide® top tether routing system and SMART Lock® installation system, making travel safer. Every day. Pria GCELL provides head and torso protection with our trusted and patented Air Protect® and G-CELL® side impact technology. Premium fabrics featuring Cool Baby Wicking, 3D mesh and air ventilation will keep your baby comfortable all year long. The plush and quilted newborn insert provides added comfort and elevated design to your car seat.

Best Baby Carrier

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Ergobaby OMNI BREEZE Baby Carrier

Price: $349.00

The OMNI BREEZE provides all the carrying options you need as your baby grows, from newborn to toddler (0-48 months), making it the only all-in-one carrier you’ll ever need. Designed with Lightweight SoftFlex™ Mesh to create maximum airflow, it keeps you and baby cool and dry all day. Padded shoulder straps and lumbar support combine to make adventures of any length feel effortless.


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Redsbaby CONNECT Plus

Price: $239.00

Approved by Healthy Hips Australia, Redsbaby’s CONNECT Plus provides four positions from newborn to 20kg, with flexible adjustment options for comfortable all-day wearing. Its three-layer design transitions from mesh to thermal layer and windbreaker, providing comfort all year round. Discovery is waiting. Key features: Four comfortable front and back carry positions, suitable for 3.2kg (newborns) to 20kg (approx. 3 years), hip dysplasia friendly, approved by Healthy Hips Australia. Comfortable all-day wearing, three-layer design (mesh, thermal layer, retractable windbreaker) for all weather, CONNECT Pockets to hold your baby directly with your hands. Extendable SmartShade – head support, protection, privacy, adjustable leg positions. Designed in Australia, 100% plastic-free packaging. Includes storage bag, removable shoulder padding and thermal layer.


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Hackerlilly Hipsurfer Baby Carrier & Bum Bag

Price: $207.95

The Hackerlily HipSurfer Hip Seat is a stylish, strap-free Baby Carrier and Bum Bag that sits snuggly around your waist and absorbs the full weight of your child. The ergonomic design and wide, padded waistband allows parents and grandparents to hold their child with ease, convenience, freedom and comfort. With just 1 buckle and an easy hop-on/hop-off design, it takes just 15″ to strap on. The large storage compartment under the seat, retractable bottle holder and 3 extra pocket provides the ultimate in convenience. You can store all you need for a few hours out of the house. Nappies, bags, cream, travel wipes, bottle, glasses, keys, wallet and phone can all be stored. Add our world first Washable Covers to protect and customise your HipSurfer. Use from 0-3 years old. Supports Adult Sizes 6-28+ . Doctor Approved. Ergonomic + Safety Tested”

Best Nappy Bag

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OiOi Multitasker Nappy Backpack

Price:  $249.95

The Multitasker Nappy Backpack by OiOi has been designed with families of multiple kids in mind. It is the largest nappy bag in their collection and it has two main compartments for easy organisation. With its large capacity and luggage strap, it is also perfect for travelling.


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Price: $155.00

Tacpac is more than just a diaper bag; it’s a reliable companion for modern parents on the go. With its versatile design, Tacpac offers both satchel and backpack options, ensuring
convenience, practicality and functionality for every parent’s lifestyle and adventure!
Tacpac’s range of bags, patches and accessories will transform the way you do adventure time!


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Storksak St James

Price:  From $289.99

Clean lines and technical scuba combine to make the St James the most desirable convertible nappy bag to date. Sports luxe styling does not compromise versatility, the interchangeable silhouette means you can convert from backpack to shoulder bag seamlessly. *Matching stroller organiser available


Best Skincare for Baby

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GAIA Natural Baby Hair and Body Wash

Price: $17.95

Formulated for everyday use, this COSMOS certified natural, soap-free 2-in-1 body cleanser & shampoo is pH balanced, so it won’t strip baby’s natural protective oils or cause dryness.  Enriched with GAIA’s signature pure essential oil blend of organic Aloe Vera and organic Ylang Ylang, which are known for their calming properties.  The GAIA Hair & Body Wash uses coconut derived cleansing agents (no SLS/SLES) for a gentle, yet thorough cleanse.

Organic Evening Primrose oil helps to nourish and soften skin and organic Chamomile extract enhances natural highlights and adds shine.  Dermatologically tested and suitable for sensitive skin.  Australian made and owned.

GAIA Natural Baby Hair & Body Wash contains 98.6% natural origin ingredients. Proud supporter of the Eczema Association of Australia.  FREE FROM: Soap, SLS/SLES, petrochemicals, mineral oil, artificial fragrance, paraben preservatives, propylene glycol, phthalates and lanolin. Cruelty Free, Vegan friendly and lovingly Australian owned and made.


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Dermal Therapy Little Bodies Nappy Balm

Price:  $9.99

Little Bodies Nappy Balm is a 2-in-1 specialised formula to soothe, protect and repair baby’s delicate skin. Spreadable, non-greasy and gentle for sensitive skin, Dermal Therapy Little Bodies Nappy Balm is the ideal choice for your baby during nappy changes.

Free from alcohol, artificial colourants, nut oils, artificial fragrances, SLS and paraben, our nappy rash cream also won’t sting your baby’s sensitive skin when applied.





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al.ive baby Hair and Body Duo

Price:  $64.00

The al.ive baby Hair and Body Duo in Gentle Pear contains a Baby Hair and Body Wash and Body Lotion, both housed in a convenient non-slip tray with easy-to-pump lids. The formula is vegan, cruelty-free, and palm oil-free, and contains naturally derived ingredients that are gentle on the skin. Key ingredients such as Pear Extract, Jojoba Oil, and Calendula work together to cleanse and nourish the skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth.

The wash gently cleanses and hydrates your baby’s delicate skin and hair, while the lotion helps to nourish and protect it. The al.ive baby Hair and Body Duo in Gentle Pear is a must-have for parents who want to use gentle and nourishing products on their baby’s delicate skin. Size: 320ml Bottle Our bottles are 100% recyclable and made from HDPE plastic, our trays are made from ABS plastic, for its durability and are designed for longevity

Best Skincare for Kids

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Dermal Therapy Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo

Price: $12.99

Dermal Therapy Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo is a children’s eczema wash & shampoo formulated to relieve and reduce symptoms of eczema and dermatitis in children.

Perfect as an everyday wash and eczema shampoo for kids, it will leave your child’s skin feeling smooth and soothed, relieving skin irritations such as itchy and dry skin. Clinically tested and dermatologist approved.

Results found that this Wash & Shampoo didn’t produce signs of irritation and was as low irritating as water. Little Bodies Eczema Wash & Shampoo is best used alongside other products in the Little Bodies range, making it the ideal choice as a baby eczema shampoo and body wash.


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Hamilton® Toddler Roll-on SPF 50 Sunscreen 50ml

Price:  $10.99

Hamilton® is an Australian made and owned brand of sunscreens and skincare products specifically formulated for protecting your skin from our harsh Australian conditions. The Hamilton® Toddler Roll-On Sunscreen 50ml provides SPF 50+ protection for young children.

The lotion formulation is fast absorbing with dry touch technology, so is ideal for everyday use and suitable for all the family. 4 hours water resistant and free from fragrance, lanolin, colours, Oxybenzone & Octinoxate (Octyl Methoxycinnamate).

Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin. Hamilton®, protecting your skin the Aussie way.


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LITTLE URCHIN Natural Clear Zinc Sunscreen SPF30, 100G

Price: $24.95

LITTLE URCHIN Natural Clear Zinc Sunscreen SPF 30 is a unique and innovative VEGAN formula that provides superior UVA and UVB Broad Spectrum protection from the sun while also being 4-hours water resistant to provide protection while swimming, playing sports or spending time in the sun.

Rich in antioxidants and anti-ageing benefits, our new generation hydrating blend offers you and your family very high protection from the sun’s damaging rays. This ultimate SPF defence contains Non-Nano Zinc Oxide as the only active ingredient which is paired with natural and sustainably-sourced, skin-loving botanic ingredients that are suitable to use on sensitive skin. Our reef safe sunscreen is made with no nasties, is preservative free and suitable for the whole family (6 months and older) as a daily body and face sunscreen. Free of any dangerous chemicals, it does not contain any UV absorbers, titanium dioxide, parabens, synthetic preservatives or synthetic fragrances.

Best Skincare for Teens & Tweens

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Dermal Therapy Acne Control Kit

Price: $21.99

Dermal Therapy Acne Control Kit is your simple regimen of care that will help you finally achieve healthy, soft and acne-free skin. The pack includes:

Acne Control Wash: an ultra-gentle foaming cleanser that effectively unclogs pores without stripping the skin of its essential oils. This wash doesn’t contain acid or bleach, and it’s one of a kind that doesn’t harm the skin’s natural microbiome.  Acne Spot Cream: a targeted spot treatment that effectively reduces acne breakouts. Acne Control Lotion: a daily, oil-free moisturiser that effectively reduces breakouts.

Mindfully developed with your skin’s hydration and health in mind, Dermal Therapy Acne Control Lotion balances skin microbiome, prevents breakouts and scarring, as well as provides intense hydration.


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LITTLE URCHIN Natural Clear Zinc Sunscreen SPF 50, 100G

Price: $16.95

LITTLE URCHIN Natural Zinc Stick Clear SPF 50+ is an exciting pocket size VEGAN sun protection – useful whether hiking, playing sports, swimming and surfing or just relaxing at the beach. This innovative, natural formation offers superior Broad Spectrum sun protection and 4-hours water resistance. Containing plant-based, skin-loving ingredients and Non-Nano Zinc Oxide, this formula future-proofs your face by providing high-level sun protection when you are on the go. This reef & ocean safe sunscreen is made with no nasties and is suitable for the whole family (6 months and older). Free of any dangerous chemicals, it does not contain any UV absorbers, titanium dioxide, parabens, synthetic preservatives or synthetic fragrances.


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sam&jo Skincare Complete Skincare Kit for Boys

Price: $65.00

Their range of skincare products have been created with all natural active ingredients to help teenagers achieve clean, clear skin. Skin changes during puberty with the change in hormones. Teenagers are more prone to breakouts and congested skin – which can also affect their self-confidence. Daily cleansing and moisturising are two of the most critical steps in a good skincare routine.

The Complete Skincare Kit contains all 3 of their products; the cleanser, moisturiser and spot remover. sam&jo Skincare’s products are made with all-natural ingredients like papaya, pineapple & white willow bark extracts to remove dead skin cells, clean and soothe the skin. Juniper berry and lime essential oils provide an antibacterial effect to fight against surface bacteria that may lead to blemishes and spots. Not only that, but they also smell great, as they are naturally scented with orange, lime, bergamot & juniper.

Best Skincare for Mum

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GAIA Skin Naturals Belly Butter

Price: $17.95

Your skin can change significantly when you are pregnant and with hormones fluctuating. This can lead to skin dryness and sensitivities, not to mention a feeling of itchiness from all that stretching. This rich cream or ‘butter’ is petrochemical free and specially formulated to maintain moisture, suppleness and elasticity while your belly is stretching to accommodate your growing baby and it doesn’t leave the greasy residue like some butters can.

Deeply moisturising and nourishing, it contains cocoa butter and organic shea butter, both well known for replenishing skin’s vital moisture, maintaining suppleness and reducing the possibility and appearance of stretchmarks. It also contains wheat germ and organic rosehip, both rich sources of vitamins good for dry and itchy skin to help support skin elasticity. Cruelty Free, Vegan friendly and lovingly Australian owned and made.


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Blistex® Lip Conditioner

Price:  $5.99

PROTECT, MOISTURISE & CONDITION. Re-hydrate dry lips with Cocoa Butter & Vitamin E. Long lasting hydration.

Broad Spectrum High Sun Protection. Blistex® Lip Conditioner is deeply moisturising and helps to maintain soft, healthy looking lips everyday. Re-hydrate dry lips with the Cocoa Butter and Vitamin E enriched formula. Broad Spectrum High Sun Protection SPF 30.


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Lansinoh® HPA® Lanolin

Price: $35.99

Now you can continue comfortably on your breastfeeding journey, thanks to Lansinoh®, the #1 nipple care brand. Lansinoh® HPA® Lanolin is clinically proven to accelerate healing of sore, cracked nipples *1.

Lansinoh® is committed to making the purest lanolin for nursing mothers. It is composed of an ultra-purified grade of lanolin which has been refined using a unique process. The purity of HPA® lanolin makes it hypoallergenic with no need to remove it before breastfeeding. The lanolin formula is preservative free and provides a protective barrier to replenish and restore delicate skin. Lansinoh® has been supporting breastfeeding mums for over 40 years and the healthcare providers who support them. *1. Abou-Dakn M et al. Skin Pharmcol Physiol. 2011;24:27-35

Best Health Product

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Snotty Boss Nasal Aspirator

Price: $99.95

A motorised nasal aspirator to clear a blocked or runny nose. Helps babies and children breathe easy and feel better. Comes as a complete kit with all attachments and accessories including a refillable saline spray bottle.


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Euky Bearub

Price: $10.95

100% Australian owned, Euky Bearub is the go-to winter remedy for generations of Aussie families. Launched in 1975, this iconic Eucalyptus-based chest rub helps relieve the symptoms of head colds, such as stuffy noses and aches.

Euky Bearub’s most popular use is to help make breathing easier during the night. Gently massage Euky Bearub onto the chest and back and let the vapours comfort and soothe for a more restful sleep.

Euky Bearub can also be used as an inhalant for adults – add two teaspoons to a stable bowl of steaming hot water and inhale the vapour, covering head with a towel. Some of its quirkier uses include for soothing muscular aches and pains, and relief of the irritation of insect bites. Gentle on sensitive skin, Euky Bearub can be used for children (aged 12+ months) and adults. Always read the label and follow the directions for use.


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Milton Baby Bottle Cleaner, 500ml

Price: $6.59

Milton Baby bottle cleaner is developed specifically to thoroughly clean baby bottles by removing the milk residue that can be responsible for the growth of harmful bacteria. Clinically tested and suitable for sensitive skin. The Baby Bottle Cleaner ensures baby bottles and teats are thoroughly cleaned. Suitable to wash breastpump parts and all baby and family items. 100% biodegradable formula. Recyclable packaging made from recycled materials. Fragrance free, Colouring free, Paraben free. Dermatologically Tested to protect your skin. Australian Made.

So there you have it. The best of the best in our pregnancy and baby categories for 2024.

But don’t stop here! We’ve got winners across another 21 categories covering all things babies and kids. Make sure to check out the full list below. We hope this guide helps you discover some wonderful gems that make parenting a little easier and a lot more enjoyable. Happy hunting!

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Belinda's a passionate advocate for community and connection. As the founder of the Mum Central Network she’s committed to celebrating the journey that is Australian parenthood. Mum to two cheeky boys, and wife to her superstar husband, they live a busy but crazy lifestyle in Adelaide. Great conversation, close friends and good chocolate are her chosen weapons for daily survival. Oh, and bubbles. Champagne is key.

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