Ovia Family Awards

We’re so excited to be launching our very first Ovia Family Awards: the most beloved products in fertility, pregnancy, and baby chosen by the real experts — the Ovia community!

You selected your tried and true favorites, and your expertise is helping other Ovia mamas get in the know about best-in-class products. Thousands of votes were cast, and the results are in! The Ovia Family Awards are the ultimate guide for everything from prenatals to strollers, from our Ovia Family to yours.

Fertility Moments

Thanks to the Ovia Community, you won’t have to worry about searching for the right fertility products. We polled Ovia families to find out the most popular products in fertility, from prenatals to pregnancy tests. Did your favorites make the cut? Find out below!


Enriching your nutrition

Prenatals

One A Day Women’s Prenatal with DHA

To get completely ready for baby, you need a complete prenatal. The One A Day Women’s Prenatal is a complete multivitamin designed just for pregnant women. It has high levels of iron and folic acid, plus Omega-3 DHA, so you’ll get more of the nutrients you need during pregnancy.

Why you love it: “I like the convenient combo pack”

Needing a fertility boost

Fertility Supplements

FertilAid for Women

Being TTC isn’t a race, but that doesn’t mean you can’t put your best foot forward. FertilAid for Women is a doctor-approved, OBGYN-recommended supplement that promotes hormonal balance and reproductive wellness. It’s an all-natural way to support your fertility and optimize your chances to conceive.

Why you love it: “It increases your chance of getting pregnant!” and “I’ve had trouble conceiving, and FertilAid for Women helps.”

 

Needing a fertility boost

Lubricant

Pre-Seed Fertility-Friendly Lubricant

Ready for a fertility boost that also enhances your mood? Pre-Seed Fertility-Friendly Lubricantis a great lube, and it mimics cervical fluid to support sperm on their way to the egg. Thanks for pulling double duty, Pre-Seed!

 

Staying in the know

Ovulation and Pregnancy Tests

First Response Early Result Pregnancy Test

Knowing if you’re pregnant isn’t information you want to wait around for. First Response Early Result Pregnancy Test can detect pregnancy hormones sooner and lets you know six days before your missed period. That means six more days to plan your birth announcement!

Why you love it: “It’s quicker than digital tests” and “I tried a digital test but always got an error, so I switched to First Response and it works great”

Pregnancy Moments

Ovia moms are experts in pregnancy, so it makes sense that they would know where to find amazing pregnancy products. Our Ovia families told us about the pregnancy products they love most, from nausea relief to pregnancy pillows. Did your favorites make the cut? Find out below!


Treating pregnancy symptoms

Nausea Relief

Three Lollies Preggie Pops

Remember those lollipops you got from the doctor as a kid? Well, these lollies actually make you feel better. Three Lollies Preggie Pops are formulated to help ease morning sickness, and (bonus!) they taste good too.

Why you love it: “Preggie Pops help a lot with the dry mouth or ‘acid mouth’ sensation that I have had with both pregnancies, and to quell my morning sickness.”

 

Treating pregnancy symptoms

Irritated Skin

Burt’s Bees Mama Bee Belly Butter

There’s nothing like a soothing lotion to calm irritated skin during pregnancy. Burt’s Bees Mama Bee Belly Butter has a natural, fragrance-free formula with cocoa, shea, and jojoba butters to keep skin feeling nourished and moisturized. Basically, you can feel soft and smooth without things like parabens or phthalates.

Why you love it: “It goes on smoothly, and keeps me feeling soft all day. I also use the oil version of Burt’s Bees” and “I love all Burt’s Bees products. They smell great!”

 

Treating pregnancy symptoms

Sleep Pillow

Leachco Snoogle

You need to rest up in anticipation of your little one’s arrival. The Leachco Snoogle has a fun name, but it seriously works. It was designed to follow the natural contour of a pregnant woman’s body, and the horseshoe-shaped head pillow lets you adjust to the position that’s just right for you. You can even reposition the pillow and use it for breastfeeding support!

Why you love it: “I was struggling to sleep on my side and kept rolling onto my back. The Snoogle keeps me on my side, supports my back and belly and has allowed me to feel refreshed after a night’s sleep. Even if that sleep is interrupted every 3 hours for a trip to the toilet.”

 

Adjusting to your growing body

Stretch Mark Prevention

Palmer’s Cocoa Butter for Stretch Marks

Stretch marks during pregnancy aren’t ideal, but there is a way to reduce their appearance.Palmer’s Cocoa Butter for Stretch Marks has bio c-elaste that combines collagen, almond oil, and argan oil to make skin more supple during and after pregnancy. It also improves skin elasticity with vitamin E, shea butter, and, yes, cocoa butter.

Why you love it: “Palmer’s Cocoa butter has worked wonders for me over the past few years and I wouldn’t change it for anything.”

 

Adjusting to your growing body

Giving Wardrobe More Life

Belly Belt Combo Kit

Before you adjust your wardrobe, make your wardrobe adjust to you! Belly Belt Combo Kit lets you turn your regular pants and jeans into maternity wear by extending the waist with a panel and fastener that works with button and slide closures. Those jeans looked great before pregnancy; why not keep them around a little longer?

Why you love it: “An awesome way to fit into your regular clothes longer”

 

Adjusting to your growing body

Staying Fashionable

Target Maternity

Pregnancy and fashion don’t need to live in two separate worlds! Target’s maternity department will have you dressed in all the latest styles without breaking the bank. Hey, you might even want to keep some of those stretchy dresses and pants post-pregnancy.

Why you love it: “I often hit up Target’s maternity section for my basic needs, their stuff is dependable and great!” and “You can find everything at Target”

 

Getting showered in cool baby stuff

Registries

Babies ‘R’ Us Registry

Where, oh where should you register to get all of your baby stuff? Babies ‘R’ Us has an incredible selection of baby items, and their registry makes gift-giving and baby showers a breeze. You can make your registry online or in-store, wherever you’ll have the most fun!

Why you love it: “I love the Babies ‘R’ Us selection”

 

Getting showered in cool baby stuff

New Tech

4moms mamaRoo

For the mom who livestreamed her gender reveal: mamaRoo’s seat has an LCD interface and access to the 4moms mamaRoo app, so you can control the movement and music from your phone. There’s only one problem: your baby might turn out to be more tech-savvy than you.

Why you love it: “This is the only thing that allows me to set my son down during the day! He loved the swinging motions when he was a newborn, and is now very into the soft, colorful toys attached to it!” and “mamaRoo is awesome and definitely worth the price”

Baby Moments

The world of baby products is big, but the Ovia Community is here to help you navigate it. Votes from Ovia families have created a guide to the perfect products for new moms and new babies, from nipple cream to strollers. Did your favorites make the cut? Find out below!


Keeping an eye on Baby

Baby Monitors

Motorola MBP36S Remote Wireless Video Baby Monitor

Need to look and make sure your baby is still the cutest person in the world? We’ve got a monitor for that. The Motorola MBP36S Remote Wireless Video Baby Monitor has a sensitive microphone, two-way communication, and night vision, so you can check out that sleepy baby all night long.

Why you love it: “It’s wireless, which is great, and Motorola is a good company you can trust.”

 

Feeding Baby

Nursing Pillows

Boppy Original

Baby’s first pillow has to be as comfortable as your arms, right? The Boppy Original is a favorite for a reason. It lifts baby into the perfect position for comfortable feedings, and it can be repositioned to prop baby up for sitting, tummy time, or relaxation. The Boppy comes with a slipcover, so there’s no need to throw the whole pillow in the wash after a messy feeding.

Why you love it: “Love my Boppy! So easy to position and to get him where he needs to be to eat!” and “Love the Boppy for feeding and propping. I miss it when I nurse away from home.”

 

Feeding Baby

Breast Pumps

Medela Pump in Style Advanced

Pumping isn’t the most exciting thing in the world, so you want a pump that gets the job done quickly. The Medela Pump In Style Advanced breast pump is designed for moms who pump several times a day, and its double expression technology allows you to get more milk by double pumping.

 

Feeding Baby

Privacy

Udder Covers

One tricky thing about nursing covers is that they don’t always have a lot of ventilation for baby. Udder Covers aren’t just stylish, but they also have a flexible, rigid neckline that lets you see your baby and get them lots of fresh air. You can even get baby’s name embroidered onto the fabric, not that these covers don’t stand out on their own.

Why you love it: “Convenient and easy to use. They cover completely and are not too hot.”

 

Feeding Baby

Formulas

Enfamil Infant Formula

Choosing the best thing for baby to eat is no simple task. Enfamil makes it a little easier by designing their Infant Formula to be as close to breast milk as possible. It’s tailored to meet the nutritional needs of babies up to 12 months, and the formula contains important nutrients like brain-nourishing choline, iron, and DHA. It’s also the #1 infant formula brand recommended by pediatricians!

Why you love it: “My baby had bad acid reflux when she was born, it helped with the spitting up” and “I always use Enfamil. To me, it’s the best kind for both of my kids”

 

Feeding Baby

Bottles

Philips AVENT Natural Bottles

Feeding time is a great opportunity to bond with baby, especially with the right bottle. ThePhilips AVENT Natural Bottle is made for tiny mouths, with a petal design that allows for a more natural latch. The breast-shaped nipple is perfect for baby’s first feeding, and it can also make the switch between breast and bottle easy.

Why you love it: “I love Phillips Avent Natural because they are so cute, like a little space ship :)” and “My baby loves Philips Avent Natural–they give him lots of space just like a breast (which is funny because he’s totally over breastfeeding). I love them because he makes less of a mess than with any other bottle I tried”

 

Diapering Baby

Diapers

Pampers Swaddlers

Babies have the softest skin, so they need ultra-soft diapers. Pampers Swaddlers are designed for newborns and have soft, stretchy sides and a color-changing wetness indicator. It’s no surprise that they’re the #1 choice of hospitals.

 

Diapering Baby

Wipes

Huggies Simply Clean Wipes

You haven’t known true love until you’ve wiped another person’s butt. Huggies Simply Clean Wipes are fragrance-free, and you can use them to clean hands, faces, and bottoms. Plus, the resealable packaging makes it easy to stay clean anywhere. After all, when baby’s gotta go, baby’s gotta go.

Why you love it: “Durable and sensitive enough for babies bottoms. My favorite do-it-all wipe!”

 

Diapering Baby

Diaper Creams

Desitin Maximum Strength Paste

You want a lot of your baby products to be super cute, but diaper cream? You just want that to work…really well. Desitin Maximum Strength Paste is trusted by pediatricians to relieve the discomfort of diaper rash. Your baby will be more comfortable and have time to get back to more important things, like being adorable.

 

Diapering Baby

Diaper Pails

Playtex Diaper Genie

After using a diaper genie, you might wonder why all trash cans don’t have odor protection. The Playtex Diaper Genie has a seven-layer refill bag, an air-tight clamp, and built-in carbon filters to absorb and lock in strong odors. Sure, baby has to poop, but you don’t have to smell it.

Why you love it: “Love our Diaper Genie! Contains all the stinky smells.”

 

Diapering Baby

Diaper Bags

Skip Hop Duo Signature Diaper Bag

The diaper bag balancing act is a tough one: you want something cute, but you need something strong and spacious. The Skip Hop Duo Signature Diaper Bag comes in fashionable styles and patterns, and it has a zip-top enclosure, tote handles, stroller clips, and an easy-access pocket for your smartphone. The line between purse and diaper bag has officially been blurred.

Why you love it: “This was my first and LOVED it for 15 months. With baby #2 on the way, we wanted a backpack style so we got the Skip Hop Chelsea backpack and love it too!”

 

Washing Baby up

Baby Bathtubs

Summer Infant Deluxe Baby Bather

Scrub a dub dub, time to find an infant tub! The Summer Infant Deluxe Baby Bather is a lightweight, portable infant bath that you can take anywhere. It has a soft sling that holds baby while you wash them up, and the mesh fabric means baby will never sit in dirty water. There are also multiple reclining positions, so baby can sit back, relax, and get clean.

 

Washing Baby up

Shampoos and Soaps

Johnson and Johnson Head-to-Toe Wash

You want that baby-soft skin to stay soft for as long as possible. Johnson and Johnson Head-to-Toe Wash is formulated to cleanse without drying, and it’s gentle on baby’s sensitive skin and eyes. The lather is soap-free, paraben-free, and hypoallergenic, and the #1 choice of hospitals.

Why you love it: “J&J is classic baby. The bedtime line smells amazing.”

 

Washing Baby up

Lotions

Aveeno Baby Daily Moisture Lotion

For soothing baby’s dry skin, there’s nothing better than a rich, nourishing lotion. Aveeno Baby Daily Moisture Lotion has natural colloidal oatmeal that absorbs quickly into baby’s skin and moisturizes for a full 24 hours. It’s hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, and doesn’t clog pores. It’s even gentle enough for newborns!

Why you love it: “I’m worried about skin allergies and heard this is the best to start with” and “Awesome lotion that keeps baby moisturized”

 

Putting Baby to bed

Swaddles

aden + anais Classic Swaddles

What kind of burrito do you want to turn your baby into? Floral? Striped? Polka dotted? Withaden + anais Classic Swaddles, you can swaddle your baby in the softest cotton muslin so they can drift off to sleep in comfort. You can also use the swaddle as a stroller cover, burp cloth, or nursing cover. Or, after baby is grown up, maybe a stylish throw?

Why you love it: “Love love love aden and anais.”

 

Putting Baby to bed

Crib Mattresses

Safety 1st Heavenly Dreams Crib Mattress

Your crib mattress is where your little one is going to have all of their first dreams, naps, and sleepless nights (outside of your arms, that is). With the Safety 1st Heavenly Dreams Crib Mattress, you can rest assured that your baby’s mattress is comfortable and supportive.

 

Stimulating Baby’s senses

Mobiles

Lambs & Ivy Goodnight Sheep Mobile

You want your baby to have the sweetest dreams possible. The Lambs & Ivy Goodnight Sheep Mobile is a beautiful, elegant mobile featuring five little sheep spinning to Brahms’ Lullaby. Your baby can count sheep to their heart’s content with this sweet addition to your nursery.

Why you love it: “Soft and cuddly, the musical sheep were amazing for my son. Helped put him to sleep.”

 

Getting Baby from A to B

Carriers

MOBY Wrap Classic

What’s the latest in fashion? Babies! Wear your baby around town with the MOBY Wrap Classic. It’s made from soft, stretchy fabric that’s comfortable and durable. The wrap distributes weight evenly across the back and hips, leaving your hands free to point and say, “Look at this cool baby!”

Why you love it: “Things with straps hurt my shoulders/back once my chunky babies pass 15lbs. I can wear a toddler front or back with the Moby and feel nothing.”

 

Getting Baby from A to B

Car Seats

Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant Car Seat

Is there a more stressful car ride than the first one home from the hospital? The Chicco Keyfit 30 Infant Car Seat is easy to install and includes a removable newborn insert for a comfortable ride home. They also offer a compatible stroller base, making it easy to switch from the car to the city.

Why you love it: “Love our Chicco and the safety it provides!”

 

Getting Baby from A to B

City Strollers

2016 B-AGILE 3

Having a baby in a city means you need a stroller that works hard and fits into small spaces. Lightweight, maneuverable and simple to fold, Britax’s 2016 B-Agile 3 Stroller is easy to carry and navigate while you’re out. The B-Agile 3 stroller is lightweight so pushing and carrying are effortless.

Why you love it: “Love Britax and it’s easy to use”

 

Getting Baby from A to B

Jogger Strollers

Baby Trend Expedition Jogger Stroller

Whether you love a good run or just have particularly bumpy cobblestones in your neighborhood, the Baby Trend Expedition Jogger Stroller can transform to fit your needs. The lockable front wheel allows for added stability and maneuverability, and the stroller easily folds into a compact unit. Plus, there’s tons of storage in the stroller itself.

Why you love it: “Our Baby Trend Expedition works really well!” and “It has springs/shocks which is what my husband really liked. I liked that it was a 3 wheel jogging stroller but had a tray in front which other more expensive ones didn’t have.”

 

Getting Baby from A to B

Travel Cribs

Graco Pack ‘N Play On the Go Play Yard

You can’t take your whole nursery with you on the go, so a travel crib is the next best thing. And the Graco Pack ‘N Play is the best thing in travel cribs. It has a compact fold, and when you open it up, it’s comfortable for baby. Now, if you could just get one for your bed!

Why you love it: “We trust our Graco, plus it matches our car seat and stroller” and “We loved the bassinets and change table option this pack and play had. It will grow with the baby”

Announcing something special

Birth Announcements

Shutterfly

Fetching the mail usually means sorting through bills and ads, but receiving a birth announcement means you get to fawn over a new baby. Shutterfly’s modern, customized birth announcements let you fill your loved ones’ mailboxes with adorable pictures of your little one. That’s the kind of mail we love getting.

Why you love it: “The promo codes and personalization make using Shutterfly so much fun!”

 

Cleaning an adorable mess

Household Products

Dreft Stage 1: Newborn Liquid Detergent

You obviously want a detergent that cleans stains, but there’s no way you’re letting harsh chemicals into your baby’s soft onesies. Dreft Newborn Liquid Detergent is made for baby’s delicate skin, with a hypoallergenic formula that is tough on stains.

Why you love it: “Every other detergent causes my baby to break out. We love Dreft! It also smells great!” and “It’s the best detergent, especially for sensitive skin.”

 

Cleaning an adorable mess

Washing

Munchkin Bottle & Nipple Brush

Bottles sure do make things easier sometimes, but cleaning them can be a chore. With theMunchkin Bottle & Nipple Brush, you can scrub every little bit of baby’s bottle with durable bristles and a strong sponge. In the handle of the bottle brush, you’ll find a nipple brush that’s perfectly sized to clean that little mouthpiece.

 

Nursing in comfort

Nipple Cream

Lansinoh HPA Lanolin Nipple Cream

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Breastfeeding can be an absolute joy, but sore nipples can make it difficult. Lansinoh Nipple Cream provides effective relief for breastfeeding moms with nipple soreness. The cream is natural and hypoallergenic, so you don’t even need to remove it before breastfeeding.

Why you love it: “Works like a dream” and “Recommend by my lactation consultant”

 

Nursing in comfort

Nursing Pads

Medela Disposable Nursing Bra Pads

Keeping your nipples dry isn’t only fashionable, it’s also healthy. Medela Disposable Nursing Bra Pads have double-adhesive tape that helps them stay in place while keeping you dry.

Why you love it: “Perfect for collecting moisture!”

 

Nursing in comfort

Nursing Bras and Tanks

Motherhood Maternity Nursing Bras

Shopping for a nursing bra is all about function. Motherhood Maternity nursing bras are soft and seamless, designed to grow with your shape during pregnancy and make nursing simple.

Why you love it: “I love anything I find at Motherhood Maternity” and “Simple and reasonable pricing, and comfortable, all in one”

 

Indulging in cute baby outfits

Clothes

Carter’s

Life is full of little indulgences. During pregnancy it was dessert, and now it’s cute onesies. Shop for clothing, necessities, and essentials at Carter’s, the most trusted name in baby.

Why you love it: “I love, love Carter’s. They have a lot of great patterns and colors, especially for baby girls” and “I love the Carter’s outfits gifted to us by friends and family, they have something for every type of style”

 

Making your dream nursery a reality

Cribs

Pottery Barn Kendall Crib

Every dream nursery needs a crib for safe sleeping. The Kendall Crib from Pottery Barn features open slat construction and a height adjustable mattress platform. It has a simple yet elegant style that will provide years of beauty and function.

Why you love it: “Pottery Barn is always great quality”

 

Making your dream nursery a reality

Rocking Chairs

IKEA Poang Rocking Chair

Your glider is the perfect place for nursing, reading, and bonding with baby. The IKEA Poang Rocking Chair has durable easy-care leather that’s practical for growing families. A high back provides good neck support, and a variety of seat cushions means it can be made to match any nursery.

Why you love it: I like the clean, non-bulky design

 

Making your dream nursery a reality

Changing Tables

Graco Lauren Changing Table

Your changing table should be safe and convenient, but it can be stylish too. The Graco Laurenallows for easy changing and storage, and includes a changing pad with a safety strap. It has a classic look that fits any room.

 

Making your dream nursery a reality

Bassinets

Fisher-Price Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper

If you’ll rest easier with baby at your side, then a bassinet is essential. A gentle push will send the Fisher-Price Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper rocking back and forth. It has a lightweight design for easy portability and storage.

Why you love it: “Easy to move, store, and clean. We got the deluxe version that rocks itself” and “Rock ‘n Play is just the best! That’s why!” and “The Rock ‘n Play is a total must have!”

 

Making your dream nursery a reality

Decorations

Etsy

What are your nursery dreams filled with? If it’s cute baby decor of all kinds, look no further than Etsy. You’re sure to find something that fits your baby’s personality.

Why you love it: “It’s always handmade and supports the artists” and “I mixed Etsy with my own homemade stuff”

 

Shopping without leaving your home

Amazon Prime

Who has time to go to the store anymore?! With Amazon Prime you get free two-day shipping, access to tons of movies and TV shows, ad-free music, unlimited photo storage, and Kindle books.

Why you love it: “I don’t know how I ever survived without Amazon Prime!!” and “Amazon has been a lifesaver, especially for those days when you are just too exhausted to leave the house” and “Love Amazon for all our shopping needs! It is quick and easy and my orders often arrive early”


Ovia Family Awards Disclaimer

DISCLAIMER

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