The Twinnie Awards – Best Gear for Twins 2019 – Best of Twiniversity

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The Best of Twiniversity 2019 – The Twinnie Awards

The first annual Best of Twiniversity Awards (aka “The Twinnies”) have been selected and we are thrilled to present them to you! 

Nearly 1,000 twin parents nominated their favorite products they have used and loved, with the products receiving the most mentions taking home the top prize. The Best of Twiniversity Awards 2019 list includes everything a parent could need for babies, growing toddlers, and for mom and dad too.

From twin strollers to car seats to diapers and more, the Best of Twiniversity Awards reflect the best of the best in parenting gear. Our readers have done all the work for you – it’s a list of recommendations from a best friend who’s been there, done that.

The winners of the Best of Twiniversity Awards 2019 are:

Best Tandem StrollerContours Options Elite
Runners Up: Contours Curve, Baby Trend Sit N’ Stand Snap Fit Double, Graco Modes Duo Stroller

Best Side-By-Side StrollerBumbleride Indie Twin
Runners Up: Mountain Buggy Duet, Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double, Bugaboo Donkey2 Twin

Best Tandem Lightweight StrollerBaby Trend Snap ‘N Go Double
Runners Up: Joovy Twin Roo+, Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight Graphite, Baby Trend Sit N’ Stand Double, ZOE XL1 Best Tandem Lightweight Travel System

Best Side-by-Side Lightweight StrollerZoe XL2 Best Double
Runners Up: Contours Bitsy Double, Joovy Twin Groove, UPPAbaby G-Link

Best Double Jogging StrollerBOB Revolution Pro Duallie
Runners Up: Thule Urban Glide 2, Baby Trend Navigator, Baby Jogger Summit X3 Double

Best Stroller for Twins + Older ChildJoovy Big Caboose
Runners Up: Valco Twin Tri Mode Duo X with Joey Seat, Joovy Qool + Second Seat + Bench Seat, Zoe XL3 Best Triple Stroller

Best Stroller AccessoryThe Mommy Hook
Runners Up: My Travel Tray, Itzy Ritzy Adjustable Stroller Caddy, J.L. Childress Side Sling Cargo Net

Best Baby BottleDr. Brown’s Options+
Runners Up: MAM Anti-Colic Bottles, Philips Avent Natural, Playtex Baby VentAire

Best Single Baby CarrierErgo Baby Omni 360 Carrier
Runners Up: BabyBjorn Carrier One, Baby Tula Explore Carrier, Contours Journey 5-in-1

Best Double Baby CarrierWeego Twin Baby Carrier
Runners Up: TwinGo, Minimonkey Twin

Best Bouncy SeatFisher-Price Deluxe Bouncer
Runners Up: BabyBjorn Bouncer Balance Soft, Skip Hop Uplift, Ingenuity Smartbounce

Best Baby SwingFisher-Price Cradle N’ Swing
Runners Up: 4moms Mamaroo, Graco DuetSoothe Swing + Rocker, Graco DreamGlider Gliding Swing and Sleeper

Best Seat for Tandem Bottle FeedingTwin Z Pillow
Runners Up: Table for Two, Boppy Newborn Lounger

Best Crib MattressColgate Eco Classica III
Runners Up: Colgate zenBaby™ Hybrid 2-in-1 Crib Mattress with KulKote®, Moonlight Slumber Breathable Dual Sided, Lullaby Earth Breeze Air Breathable Crib Mattress 2-Stage

Best CribDelta Heartland 4-in-1 Crib
Runners Up: IKEA Gulliver, DaVinci Jenny Lind, Babyletto Hudson

Best BassinetHalo Twin Bassinest
Runners Up: Ingenuity Rockaway Folding Bassinet, Chicco LullaGo, Arm’s Reach Concepts Cambria Co-Sleeper Bassinet

Best Infant Car SeatChicco KeyFit 30
Runners Up: Britax B-Safe Elite, Cybex Cloud Q, Uppababy Mesa

Best Convertible Car SeatGraco 4Ever 4-in-1 Convertible Car Seat
Runners Up: Maxi Cosi Pria, Diono Radian 3RXT, Britax Boulevard ClickTight

Best Booster SeatGraco Affix Youth Booster Seat with Safety Surround
Runners Up: Graco TurboBooster, Britax Frontier ClickTight Harness-to-Booster, Evenflo Chase Harnessed Booster

Best Convertible Car Seat for TravelCosco Scenera NEXT
Runners Up: IMMI GO, Evenflo Tribute

Best Infant FormulaSimilac Pro-Advance
Runners Up: Happy Baby Organic, Kirkland, Enfamil Gentlease

Best Bottle Feeding AccessoriesBaby Brezza Formula Pro Advanced
Runners Up: Baby Brezza Formula Mixer, Dr. Brown’s Deluxe Bottle Sterilizer, Boon Grass Countertop Drying Rack

Best Travel ToyMelissa & Doug On-The-Go Water WOW!
Runners Up: Manhattan Toy Baby Whoozit, Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes, DMoose Kids Travel Activity Tray

Best High ChairIKEA Antilop
Runners Up: Fisher-Price Space Saver, Joovy Nook, Graco Blossom LX

Best Travel High Chair Fisher-Price Healthy Care Booster Seat
Runners Up: Summer Infant Pop and Sit Chicco 360 Hook-on Chair, Phil&Teds Lobster seat

Best Travel CribRomp and Roost LUXE Playard
Runners Up: Baby Trend Twins Nursery Center Joovy Room2, Fisher-Price On-the-Go Baby Dome

Best Play Yard Summer Infant Pop N’ Play Portable Playard
Runners Up: Evenflo Versatile Play Space North States Superyard,  Regalo My Play Portable Playard

Best Baby BathtubFisher-Price 4-in-1 Sling ‘n Seat Tub
Runners Up: Angelcare Baby Bath Support, Boon Naked Collapsible Baby Bathtub, Puj Tub

Best PacifierMAM Perfect Night Glow-in-the-Dark Pacifier
Runners Up: Philips Avent Soothies, Wubbanub, Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Soother Pacifier

Best Baby FoodHappy Baby Clearly Crafted
Runners Up: Earth’s Best, Ella’s Kitchen, Gerber

Best Baby Food MakerBaby Bullet
Runners Up: Beaba Babycook Plus, Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker Deluxe, Ninja Food Processor

Best SwaddleLove to Dream Swaddle UP Original
Runners Up: Halo Sleep Sack, Summer Infant SwaddleMe, Miracle Blanket

Best Sound MachineHatch Baby Rest Sound Machine
Runners Up: Dohm Dual Speed, Skip Hop Moonlight & Melodies Nightlight Soother Owl, Homedics MyBaby SoundSpa Lullaby

Best Play Mat/Activity GymThe Play Gym by Lovevery
Runners Up: Skip Hop Treetop Friends Activity Gym, Tiny Love Dynamic Gymini Activity Play Mat, Kids II Baby Einstein™ Discovery Seas Multi Mode Gym™

Best Diaper BagJu-Ju-Be Classical Convertible Diaper Bag
Runners Up: Skip Hop Duo, Petunia Pickle Bottom Boxy, JJ Cole Backpack

Best Hands-Free Pumping BraMedela Easy Expression Bustier
Runners Up: Simple Wishes Signature Hands Free Pumping Bra, Rumina Pump & Nurse Bra, Bravado Clip and Pump™ Hands-Free Nursing Bra Accessory

Best Nursing BraMotherhood Maternity Seamless Clip Down Maternity and Nursing Bra
Runners Up: Kindred Bravely Simply Sublime Nursing & Maternity Bra, Bravado Body Silk Seamless Nursing Bra, Cake Maternity Sugar Candy Lux Fuller Seamless Nursing Bra

Best Breast PumpSpectra S2Plus
Runners Up: Medela Pump In Style Advanced, Spectra S1, Ameda Purely Yours

Best Breastmilk Storage BagsLansinoh Breastmilk Storage Bags
Runners Up: Kiinde, Medela, Up&Up Target

Best Breastmilk Feeding SystemKiinde Twist Breastmilk Storage System
Runners Up:  Tommee Tippee Pump and Go Complete

Best Nipple CreamMotherlove Nipple Cream
Runners Up: Lansinoh Lanolin Nipple Cream, Earth Mama Angel Baby Natural Nipple Butter, Bamboobies boob-ease Organic Nipple Balm

Best Breastfeeding Pain Relief ProductsRachel’s Remedy Breast Relief Pack
Runners Up: Lansinoh TheraPearl 3-in-1 Breast Therapy, Bamboobies boob-ease Soothing Therapy Pillows, LaVie Lactation Massager

Best Postpartum ProductFridababy Fridet
Runners Up: UpSpring C-Panty C-Section Underwear, Earth Mama Herbal Perineal Spray, Rachel’s Remedy Down There Relief Pack

Best Baby Video MonitorVTech VM5271-2 Video Baby Monitor With Two Cameras
Runners Up: Nanit Plus Camera, Nest Cam, Infant Optics DXR-8

Best Baby Skin Care LineAveeno Baby
Runners Up: Beautycounter Baby Bundle Collection, Aquaphor Baby, Cetaphil Baby

Best Diaper Rash CreamAquaphor Baby Diaper Rash Cream
Runners Up: Desitin Maximum Strength, Triple Paste, Penaten Cream

Best Disposable DiaperPampers Swaddlers
Runners Up: Huggies Little Snugglers, Costco Kirkland, Target Up&Up

Best Cloth DiaperKanga Care Rumparooz
Runners Up: bumGenius Freetime All-in-One, Alvababy All-in-One, Thirsties Baby Natural One Size All-in-One

Best Potty Training PantsHuggies Pull-Ups
Runners Up: Gerber Training Pants, Pampers Easy Ups, The Honest Company Training Pants

Best Baby WipesPampers Sensitive Wipes
Runners Up: Huggies Natural Care Wipes, Water Wipes, Costco Kirkland Wipes

Best Diaper PailUbbi Diaper Pail
Runners Up: Dekor Plus, Diaper Genie, Munchkin PAIL

Best Teething ToyNuby Bug-A-Loop
Runners Up: Sophie the Giraffe, Manhattan Toy Winkle, Nuby Nananubs

Best Twin Breastfeeding PillowTwin Z Pillow
Runners Up: My Brest Friend Twin Nursing Pillow

Best Single Breastfeeding PillowBoppy Nursing Pillow
Runners Up: My Brest Friend Single Nursing Pillow

Best Toddler WagonRadio Flyer Deluxe Grandstand Wagon 3-in-1
Runners Up: Step2 Choo Choo Wagon, Veer Cruiser, Keenz Stroller Wagon

Best Toddler CupMunchkin Miracle 360
Runners Up: OXO Tot Transitions Straw Cup, ZoLi Bot, Nuk Magic 360 Sippy Cup

Best Twin Clothing CompanyCarter’s
Runners Up: Children’s Place, Target Cat & Jack, Magnificent Baby

Best HumidifierVicks Cool Mist Humidifier
Runners Up: Crane Filter-Free Cool Mist Humidifier, Honeywell Germ Free Cool Mist Humidifier, Pure Enrichment MistAire Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier

Best Twin KeepsakeMilestone Twin Baby Cards
Runners Up: Twice Upon a Time Twins Baby Memories Book, PipsyShop Twin Milestone Blanket

About Twiniversity

Reaching over 2 million families a year in over 150 countries, Twiniversity is the largest global resource for all things “twinnie”. With worldwide recognition in her field, founder Natalie Diaz brings her twin parenting expertise to the online resource, including  parent to parent forums, live and online expecting twins classes, social media channels, and her bestselling book “What To Do When You’re Having Two“, the #1 bestseller on Amazon for Twins & Multiples Parenting. For more information, visit Twiniversity.com.

The Best of Twiniversity 2019 - The Twinnie Awards

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