22 Best of Baby Award Winners on Sale for Black Friday
We (with the help of our very honest kids) review hundreds of products every year to find the best of the best in the baby and parenting space. The result? Our annual Best of Baby awards, which feature winners in every major category, from health and wellness essentials to developmental toys. This year brought us some of the most impressive items to date. And now, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are bringing you those items on sale.
We all know baby stuff can get pretty pricey—especially the newest, trendiest gear. But these unusual and exceptional deals definitely help foot the bill. Even some of the more affordable winners are further marked down for the holiday season. Here’s to saving an extra buck or two wherever you can! Without further ado, find tons of discounted Best of Baby award winners below.
First up is our pick for the top everyday stroller of 2021: UPPAbaby’s Cruz V2 Stroller. This stylish model has tons of standout features including, all-wheel suspension, a roomy reversible toddler seat and an extendable UPF 50+ sun canopy. The best part? The stroller grows with your child and can be used with a car seat, bassinet or infant insert from day one.
Get 20% off: For a limited time only, save 20% on the UPPAbaby Cruz V2 Stroller in Jordan at PotteryBarnKids.com for a sale price of $599. Bonus: Get free shipping with the code COZY.
Keep baby close with this Best of Baby award-winning loop carrier. The hybrid design combines the best elements of a baby wrap and a sling to comfortably support little ones from 15 to 45 pounds. Crafted from 100 percent organic cotton, this washable carrier actually gets softer with every wear (Yes, really!). Bonus: Solly Baby supports parents that are new to babywearing with informative online tutorials coupled with top-notch customer support.
Get 20% off: From November 23rd through November 28th, save 20% off the Loop Carrier at SollyBaby.com. Plus, score daily offers across select categories. Discount is applied at checkout.
Little Feminist was voted the best children’s book subscription of the year—with good reason. Little Feminist highlights books that feature underrepresented identities in children’s literature, including stories that defy gender norms, celebrate diverse bodies and unique family structures. There are subscription options for kids up to 9 years old, and each book goes through a months-long review process by an in-house team of experts.
Get 15% off: From now until November 27th, take 15% off all subscriptions with the code GRATEFUL at LittleFeminist.com
If your kid is ready to move on from a car seat (sigh they grow up so fast!), check out this top-rated booster seat by Diono. The Monterey 5iST FixSafe booster ticks every box in terms of safety thanks to eight layers of side impact protection, plus rigid latch connectors for secure installation. Other features we love include a compact fold, carry handles and adjustable width and height settings. It’s also 25 percent smaller than the average booster, giving you more room in your backseat.
Get 15% off: On November 26th, save 15% sitewide at Diono.com.
This Best of Baby award-winning baby swing emulates a parent’s arms with its gentle side-to-side rocking motion, meaning you can soothe baby while giving your tired limbs a much-needed break. It’s programmed with a collection of ambient sounds and is equipped with Bluetooth technology—so you can stream baby’s favorite tunes directly from your phone. The best part? You can break the lightweight swing down into two small pieces in seconds and take it with you on the go.
Get 20% off: From November 25th through November 29th, take 20% off at Munchkin.com.
A swaddle is a wonderful tool to help you soothe baby to sleep, as the snug fit reminds them of being in the womb. Our top pick? The Halo Swaddle Sleep Sack. Voted the best swaddle in our 2021 Best of Baby Awards, this sleep sack promises to keep infants warm and safe all night long. Thanks to the zippered front and Velcro fasteners, the Halo offers a quick, foolproof way to swaddle your newborn. Plus, the zipper is inverted, meaning you don’t have to remove the swaddle during those middle-of-the-night diaper changes. Choose from a range of fabrics to suit all climates and seasons.
Make mealtimes easier with the top baby food subscription from Little Spoon. With an emphasis on seasonality, this subscription service offers a rotating menu of blends made with certified organic ingredients.Baby will discover a world of flavor and texture, while you rest assured that your little one is getting the very best. Once they’re ready to move onto solids, check out Little Spoon’s plates that offer delicious, nutritious finger foods with options for picky-eaters.
Get 50% off: From November 15th to midnight on November 29th, take half off your first Babyblends Box, plus two free meals in every order forever with the code BLACKFRIDAY4LIFE at LittleSpoon.com.
Shopping for a toddler? You can also get 50% off your first order of Plates, plus one free meal in every future order for life with the code BLACKFRIDAY4LIFE at LittleSpoon.com.
This next pick was a unique standout in our 2021 Best of Baby awards. Why? This clever infant car seat makes hauling baby to and from your vehicle so much easier. The car seat and baby carrier nesting system has a removable 5-pound carrier that can be carried by hand or worn across the body when you’re on the move. Once you’ve completed your errand list, simply clip the carrier back into the car seat shell and you’re good to go. Genius!
Get up to 25% off: From November 21st through December 4th, save up to 25% on the Coral XP Infant car seat at MaxiCosi.com.
Now you can heat up formula or breast milk anywhere, thanks to Baby’s Brew Portable Bottle Warmer Pro. Using a slow heating process (to avoid dangerous hot spots), this handy device warms bottles without an outlet or running hot water. Plus, the battery-powered device keeps its charge for 8 to 12 hours. Is it any wonder this product was given a Best of Baby award?
Get 25% off: From November 22nd through November 29th, get 25% off the brand’s portable bottle warmer and snack cups with the code BFRIDAY2021 at TheBabysBrew.com.
Here’s another Best of Baby award winner that’s small but mighty: the Hushh portable sound machine. This lightweight machine has three modes (bright white noise, deep white noise or gentle surf) that’ll lull baby to sleep.
Get 25% off: From November 15th to December 1st, take 25% off the white noise machine with the code CYBERWEEK at Yogasleep.com.
Searching for the ultimate plastic bottle? Check out Comotomo’s unique offerings. Designed to mimic the breast, naturally shaped silicone nipples reduce bottle rejection and nipple confusion. Plus, a built-in venting system prevents colic, tummy discomfort and leakage—wow! Oh, and did we mention that this product is a Best of Baby winner too?
Hand sanitizer is always a must-have item, which is why we added a new sanitizer category to our 2021 Best of Baby awards. Made from plant-based ingredients, Honest’s spray formula is our top choice for hand-cleaning on the go. It’s hypoallergenic, fast-drying and kills 99.9 percent of germs.
Get 25% off: From November 22nd through December 6th, take 25% off select products with the code BF25. Plus, take 30% off the first month of a diapers-and-wipes subscription with the code BF30 at Honest.com
Voted the top activity center by The Bump team, this interactive station would make an awesome gift for baby’s first Christmas. The Skip Hop Silver Lining Cloud has tons of great features, such as a rotating plush seat, four fun toys and a foot platform complete with a light-up keyboard (to name a few!). The best part? This activity center grows with your child with three distinct play stages for infants, early walkers and full-fledged toddlers. Oh, and did we mention that the Best of Baby award-winning Sit-To-Step High Chair is going on sale too?
Get up to 25% off: From November 25th through November 27th, take 20% off sitewide at SkipHop.com. Pro tip: The discount increases to 25% on November 28th and 29th.
This truly smart nursery cam won our Best of Baby award for top Wi-Fi baby monitor for two years running. It offers unparalleled video quality—even in the dark—and also keeps tabs on everything from baby’s breathing to the room temp. Oh, and did we mention it analyzes the data it collects (which, don’t worry, is crypto secure) to offer tips to improve your little one’s sleep quality? We’re sold, and at this price, you may be too.
Get $100 off: From November 25th to 29th, get $100 off the new Miku Pro Smart Baby Monitor with the code THANKFUL100 and score a free stand on Black Friday at MikuCare.com (the discount will automatically be applied in cart).
Perfect your feeding position with the help of the Boppy Luxe Nursing Pillow—yet another Best of Baby 2021 winner. The c-shape design is versatile, meaning it’s an excellent support pillow for tummy time and playtime in general.
Get up to 30% off: From November 26th to 29th, score 20 to 30% off Boppy products, including the Boppy Luxe Nursing Pillow at Boppy.com.
Cold season is upon us—but did you know that a humidifier can work wonders when baby has a cough or stuffy nose? Introducing the Canopy humidifier, a Best of Baby award-winning product that uses anti-mold technology and UV lights to generate filtered, hydrated air that’s free of mold, bacteria and viruses. Plus, it’s dishwasher-safe for easy cleaning!
Get 37% off: From November 25th through to November 29th, save 37% on the Canopy Baby Bundle, in partnership with Lalo, at GetCanopy.co
The world is reopening, meaning domestic and international travel is back on the cards. Voted the best lightweight stroller by our in-house team of experts, the Joolz Aer takes the stress out of travelling with baby in tow. Weighing in at an impressive 13.4 lbs, this travel stroller boasts a one-handed fold, a comfortable elastic shoulder strap for easy carrying and it fits in most airline overhead bins. How’s that for clever design?
Get 25% off select products: From November 24th through to 29th, take 25% off on select Joolz products. The discount will be available on Nordstrom.com, buybuyBABY.com, AlbeeBaby.com, Amazon.com and Joolz.com .
It’s the perfect time to score discounts on staple products like lotion, wipes and diapers. So why not stock up on the top baby lotion of 2021? Tubby Todd’s dream cream is thick, nourishing and packed with hydrating plant extracts—perfect for baby’s sensitive skin. As if that wasn’t good enough, it’s made using clean, responsibly sourced ingredients.
Get up to 20% off: From 8 pm EST November 25th through November 29th, take 15% off all orders and 20% off all orders over $100 at TubbyTodd.com.
A crib mattress is a key purchase for new parents. Luckily, the Newton Baby Crib Mattress—a Best of Baby award-winner—is on sale for Black Friday. This mattress is made from 90 percent air, making it ultra-breathable and is free of foam, latex, springs and glue, meaning it’s hypoallergenic and recyclable too. Best of all, it’s totally washable and adapts to support your child as they grow.
Get 20% off: From November 25th through to November 29th, take 20% off sitewide at NewtonBaby.com
Loulou Lollipop tableware is a Best of Baby award-winner and a firm favorite in The Bump office—and with good reason. The new Born to be Wild collection is made from 100 percent food-grade silicone that’s dishwasher- and microwave-safe. Plus, it’s free from BPA, phthalates, lead, cadmium and other harmful substances. The best part? A strong suction mechanism on the back of the plates adheres to most smooth surfaces, which means less mess for baby to make and you to clean up.
Get tiered savings up to 30% off: From midnight November 26th to November 29th, take the following tiered discount at LoulouLollipop.com: Spend $100 or more, get $20 off; spend $150 or more, get $40 off; spend $250, get $75 off; spend over $250, get 30% off.
A reliable thermometer is an essential for the family medicine cabinet. Need an upgrade? The Braun 3-in-1 No Touch was named a Best of Baby winner for the top thermometer in 2021. It’s a smart thermometer that requires no contact for temperature reads. An adjustable age-setting ensures you get accurate results for your little one. Plus, a color-coded display glows green, yellow or red based on the temperature, alerting you to a fever immediately.
Get up to 40% off: From November 25th to November 26th, save up to 40% on grooming appliances from Braun on Amazon.com
Make mealtimes a breeze with the help of Baby Brezza’s easy-to-use baby food maker. This Best of Baby award-winning gadget automatically steams and blends food with the push of a button. In as little as 10 minutes, you’ll have four cups of delicious (and nutritious) baby food. Plus, the bowl and blade are dishwasher-safe, making it super-easy to clean.
Get $30 off: From November 10th through December 6th, save $30 off the Glass One Step Baby Food Maker with the code GLASS30 at BabyBrezza.com.