The 2017 'Fit Pregnancy and Baby' Best Awards

Once a year we’re all “don’t take our word for it; check out our readers’ favorite gear!” We tallied 16,000 votes to determine these heroes.

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Best Activity Center

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Best Activity Center

Fisher-Price’s Roarin’ Rainforest Jumperoo has toys that truly captivate. $100.

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Best Baby Carrier

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Best Baby Carrier

Wear Ergobaby’s 360 Baby Carrier on your front or back, infancy to toddlerhood. The waistband and thick straps evenly distribute your sweetie’s weight. $170.

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Best Bath Wash

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Best Bath Wash

Johnson’s Baby Bedtime Bath will soothe you and your little one with its calming lavender scent. $5.

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Best Swaddle

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Best Swaddle

Not confident in your baby-bundling skills? Closures on Summer Infant’s SwaddleMe make it easy for you! $35 for three.

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Best Diaper Pail

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Best Diaper Pail

Playtex Baby’s Diaper Genie Complete keeps the nursery’s air fresh with seven-layer bags and an odor lock. $38.

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Best Bassinet

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Best Bassinet

Double duty! Graco’s Dream Suite is a cozy sleep spot for your newborn and if you flip it over, it serves as a changer. $150.

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Best Bottle

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Best Bottle

Reflux-fighting Dr. Brown’s is a longtime winner, and if you nab the Options model you can use it without the inner valve. $7.

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Best High Chair

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Best High Chair

Graco’s Blossom DLX 6-in-1 Seating System can detach from its base and sit on a kitchen chair too. $200.

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Best Diaper Bag

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Best Diaper Bag

Skiphop’s entire bag line is a hit with parents. This Greenwich Simply Chic Diaper Backpack, made of vegan leather, is a gorgeous new edition. $100.

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Best Bouncer

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Best Bouncer

Why shouldn’t your baby have a massage chair? Fisher-Price’s Fun ‘n Fold Bouncer offers relaxing vibrations plus a cute toy bar. $50.

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Gentle Bath

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Gentle Bath

Gentle care is more than a nice perk; it’s paramount to parents, who often choose products for their baby based on what they don’t contain. Johnson’s, our readers’ favorite baby bath wash by far, has a new, hypoallergenic Head-to-Toe Extra Moisturizing formula that’s free of parabens, phthalate, soap, and dye. And it leaves your baby’s skin super soft; $8

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Best Breast Pump

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Best Breast Pump

Medela’s Pump in Style Advanced Backpack double electric pump is totally tote-able. $300.

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Best Nursing Pillow

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Best Nursing Pillow

A low-tech yet perennial fave, Boppy makes feedings smoother for parents. Top: pillow, $40. Bottom: Classic Pillow, $30, Giraffe Slip Cover, $10

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Best Pacifier

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Best Pacifier

The bear-shaped, newborn-friendly Philips Avent’s Soothie is the top pick for taming tears. $5.50 for two.

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Best Car Seat

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Best Car Seat

Babies stay rear-facing for the first two years and Chicco’s Fit2 Infant and Toddler Car Seat accomplishes that to rave parent reviews. $280.

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Best Stroller

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Best Stroller

We have a tie!

Big canopy, small footprint! Chicco’s Bravo Stroller stays out of the way when folded up. $380 (with car seat).

Graco’s RoadMaster Jogger is built for runs but is still a cinch to push down store aisles. $300 (with car seat).

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Best Swing

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Best Swing

Fisher-Price’s Sweet Snugapuppy Dreams Cradle ’n Swing sways side-to-side or front-to-back on six speeds. $160.

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