PREVIEW/2019 Premier juvenile product manufacturers gather in Las Vegas for All Baby & Child Corporation’s annual ABC Kids Expo. This year’s show takes place October 23–25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, featuring more than 600 exhibitors showcasing product across 1,000 booths. Shown on the next few pages is just a sampling of what will be on display. Attendees can expect a ﬁrst-look at new products innovating classic baby must-haves as well as meetings with established brands that continue to put safety and function ﬁrst.
In 1984, Baby Jogger created the ﬁrst jogging stroller. In the years since, it’s moved beyond that with more strollers, car seats, high chairs, and more. Pictured here is the 2019 city mini 2, which features an all-new lightweight and compact three-wheel design. With its signature one-hand compact fold, the City Mini 2 is ready for adventure. The adjustable calf support and near ﬂat seat recline allows parents to ﬁnd the most comfortable position for their child while the extra-large storage basket and UV50 canopy with peek-a-boo windows provides added convenience. Create a travel system with the included City GO infant car seat adapters or customize with a variety of accessories.
BabyDan offers an assortment of baby safety products. Its Guard Me Retractable Gate with Extension is an auto-retractable safety gate that folds back automatically when opened. The gate can be opened by an adult using just one hand and ﬁts doorways from 21.6 to 44.5-inches. It is 100 percent PVC free. It is made in Denmark. The company also offers child safety locks and playpens.
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Baby K’tan Baby K’tan’s Original Wrap Baby Carrier is launching six new prints this month. One is the new Sweetheart (in black) print (pictured). It offers frustration-free, hands-free babywearing while keeping baby close. A readyto-wear wrap-style baby carrier with no wrapping required, it slips on like a T-shirt—no rings, buckles, belts or annoying clasps, and no confusing excess fabric. Its patented double-loop wrap design and unique one-way stretch make it a versatile and secure baby sling to carry babies from birth through infants and children up to 35 pounds. The Baby K’tan Original Wrap Baby Carrier creates a womb-like position ideal for newborns and preemies. Moms can breastfeed easily and discreetly, and both parents can bond with baby through skin-to-skin care modestly. Made from soft, breathable cotton, the carrier’s multiple wearing positions ensure your baby or infant is always comfortable and is approved hip healthy by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute. The double shoulder sling design evenly distributes weight across the parent’s back and shoulders, making it comfortable to carry even larger babies for long periods. All carriers come in a matching carry bag that converts to a support sash and folds down to easily ﬁt in a diaper bag. The cotton sling is machine washable and dryer safe. Baby holders are individually sized XXS–XL for baby wearers.