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Back Buddy® is the Nursing Lounge Sponsor at MommyCon 2018 in Orlando, Florida!

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Back Buddy® is part of the Baby Shower Essentials Giveaway, going on NOW! This giveaway is hosted by Mommy Scene, and we are proud to be featured with one of our FAVORITE toys, Sophie the Giraffe! Enter to win 14 baby shower essentials here:

http://mommyscene.com/babies/2018-baby-shower-essentials-gift-ideas/

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Back Buddy® has been chosen as the winner of the Top Choice of the Year Award by babyMaternity Magazine for the 6th consecutive year!

babyMaternity Magazine's Awards Program is unique in that all products submitted are reviewed by expectant mothers, new moms and baby caregivers. Products are not reviewed by any one person. They are reviewed by many people - the very people who would purchase them.

We are honored to have received this award for 6 consecutive years!

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Back Buddy® was chosen as one of the Top 5 Brands at the JPMA Baby Show by MommyCon!

https://mommycon.com/2018/03/26/micheles-top-5-brands-jpma/

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CEO/Founder Laura Kardos was interviewed by Fox 2 News. See the full interview here: http://www.fox2detroit.com/good-day/local-couple-creates-family-friendly-product-the-back-buddy

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Back Buddy® was chosen as the "Top Choice of the Year" in our category by BabyMaternity Magazine for the 5th Consecutive Year!

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Back Buddy® on the cover of BabyMaternity Retailer for Breastfeeding Month in August 2017!

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Back Buddy® was featured in Best In Baby Biz Magazine in Spring 2017!

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Shari Criso, CNM, RN, MSN, IBCLC and Jamie Grayson “The Baby Guy NYC” talking about the benefits of the Back Buddy® Support Pillow for nursing. See more at Back Buddy with Shari Criso and Jamie Grayson


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Back Buddy® was featured on Fox 32 Chicago as one of the best holiday gifts for 2016!

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Back Buddy® was chosen as a winner of the 2016 Green Scene Mom Award!

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Back Buddy® Support Pillow was chosen as the “Fave Nursing Pillow” in Mommy Scene’s Spring Baby Shower Faves 2016!

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Back Buddy® was a hit on Pregnancy & Newborn’s Facebook page! When Pregnancy & Newborn posted on their page, the post received over 1895 likes, over 1500 comments and over 1800 shares!

https://www.facebook.com/pnmag/posts/10153571033227299

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Back Buddy® at Gearapalooza 2015 in Chicago, IL with Jamie Grayson “The Baby Guy NYC”

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Look for Back Buddy® in Pregnancy and Newborn Magazine’s Spring Registry Guide! This is a great resource for new and expecting parents!

 

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Back Buddy® was featured in Fall 2015 issue of Baby & Kids Magazine as one of the best gifts to give for a baby shower!

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Back Buddy® has been awarded the “Top Choice of the Year Award” for the 3rd year in a row!  This award is chosen exclusively by moms and moms-to-be at an event in Nevada where they are able to test out products and choose which ones are their favorites, and Back Buddy has been chosen as the Top Choice of the Year Award for 2015! We are honored to have received this award for the past 3 years!

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Look for Back Buddy in the Spring 2015 Edition of Healthy Mom & Baby, the magazine that is distributed directly by AWHONN nurses in hospitals and doctor’s offices throughout the country!

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Baby Maternity Magazine featured a full page editorial on the Back Buddy in their February 2015 issue of the magazine.  See the full publication at https://www.joomag.com/magazine/babymaternity-retailer-february-2015/0539810001422493539?short.  Back Buddy is on page 22 in the print version and 24 in the digital version. It can also be viewed at https://issuu.com/backbuddy/docs/back_buddy_-_baby_maternity_feb_201

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New Mommy Media shared some of the most innovative new products LIVE from the 2014 ABC Kids Expo and chose the Back Buddy® to be featured in their Google hangout on Nursing/Feeding Products. Check it out! (Back Buddy segment starts at 32:25)

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Back Buddy® was featured as one of the New & Noteworthy products in the Spring/Summer 2015 buying edition of Maternity & Newborn Magazine. 

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Back Buddy® was at the ILCA (International Lactation Consultant Association) Conference in Phoenix, Arizona this summer and the response was fantastic! The lactation consultants loved the Back Buddy®! Though we were not able to travel there personally, we were glad to be able to be a part of this amazing event!

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Pregnancy Magazine featured an excellent review of the Back Buddy® in their online magazine, pointing out fantastic benefits, such as the support for arms, removable slipcovers, and its use beyond pregnancy and nursing.  Read the entire review here:

https://www.pregnancymagazine.com/buyers-guide/nursing-pillows/moms-essentials-back-buddy-support-pillow-and-removable-slipcover

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Check out Back Buddy® in Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine‘s Spring 2014 Registry Guide under Brilliant Mommy Must-Haves!

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Back Buddy® has received the Top Choice of the Year Award for the second year in a row!  Winners are chosen at a 2-day event that is held in Nevada, where moms and moms-to-be get to test out and vote for their favorite products.  Only ONE Top Choice of the Year Award is given per category, and Back Buddy® has been chosen as the winner again for 2014!

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Back Buddy® was on Good Morning Arizona for Mother’s Day 2014!  Our award-winning support pillow was presented as one of the best gifts to give mom on Mother’s Day.  You can watch the entire segment at https://youtu.be/Rr13J73OF60

 

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Back Buddy® is offering a $20 gift certificate to back-buddy.com when you join Mom365! https://www.mom365.com/subscribe/signup

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Back Buddy® Support Pillow was chosen as one of Buzzfeed’s 35 Genius Parenting Inventions!  Back Buddy was named among some of the greatest parenting inventions such as Velcro, tear-free baby shampoos, forehead thermometers, portable breast pumps, and Amazon Mom!  https://www.buzzfeed.com/mikespohr/35-genius-parenting-inventions-c9mr

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Back Buddy® is a Winner of the 2014 Family Choice Award!  Now in it’s 19th year, the Family Choice Award is one of the most coveted, family friendly consumer awards programs in the nation and recognizes the finest products and services the enrich the lifestyle of children and families.

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Back Buddy® was featured on the Welcome Home TV Show, which airs on the Time Warner Life Network.  Welcome Home attended the 2013 ABC Kids Expo in search of new and innovative baby and children’s products, and interviewed Back Buddy at the show.  Click on the video below to see our segment.

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Back Buddy® was chosen as one of the best shower gifts in the January 2014 issue of Baby & Kids Magazine as part of their Shower Power Gift Guide!

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Celebrities are talking about the Back Buddy® on Twitter!

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Back Buddy® has been chosen as a Winner of the 2013 Top Choice of the Year Award by Baby Maternity Magazine!  The best part about this award is that all of the winners are chosen by moms! Each year a 2-day event is held in Nevada where over a hundred moms and educators are asked to review products in different categories. Award winners are chosen based on the scores and comments they receive from these moms. Only one Top Choice of the Year Award is given per category, and Back Buddy™ has received the honor of being named winner of the Top Choice of the Year Award in Maternity Aids for 2013.

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Back Buddy® was featured in the April issue of Baby & Kids Magazine in the Nursing Shawls and Pillows section AND in the Stars’ Favorite Baby Products!

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Actress Stephanie Lemelin (AOL’s Playdate) loves her Back Buddy® so much that she took it with her to her own personal maternity photo session!  Here is one of the beautiful photos that she shared with us –

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Celebrities shared their must-have baby items from the Boom Boom Room and Back Buddy® was a favorite! When interviewed by Celebrity Baby Scoop, celebrities were able to share their favorite baby products from the event.  The Back Buddy was mentioned as a favorite by both actress Kelly Stables (Two and a Half Men) and singer Nikka Costa!

https://www.celebritybabyscoop.com/2013/01/23/celebrities-share-must-have-items-from-boom-boom-room

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Back Buddy® attended the exclusive Pre-Golden Globes Celebrity “Boom Boom Room” in Los Angeles! Media and celebrities gathered together at the Boom Boom Baby Room in Los Angeles to check out the hottest baby and kids products, and the Back Buddy was a big hit among celebrity parents!

Celebrities at the event included Ian Ziering (of 90210), Singer Nikka Costa, Cree Summer (voiceover actress, and star of A Different World), Samantha Harris (of Dancing With the Stars and Entertainment Tonight), Kenny Johnson (from The Shield, Burn Notice, and Sons of Anarchy), Lisa Ling (Our America), Adrienne Frantz (The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless), Nia Peeples (ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars), Kelly Stables (Two and a Half Men), Neil McDonough (Minority Report, Desperate Housewives), Corey Reynolds (The Closer), Marisa Coughlin (Bones and Boston Legal), Anna Silk (Lost Girl), Susan Ward (TNT’s Major Crimes), Joely Fisher (Fox’s Til Death), Jamie Anne Allman (The Notebook), Stephanie Lemelin (AOL’s Playdate), Miss J (America’s Next Top Model), Nicole Sullivan (Cougar Town, King of Queens), Heather Tom (The Young and the Restless), Nestor Serrano (Act of Valor), and Scott Wolf (Party of Five, NCIS) just to name a few!

Back Buddy® was a “favorite” for Cree Summer who is expecting, as well as Jamie Anne Allman, who is expecting twins!  Ian Ziering and his wife Erin took home a pink pillow for their white nursery, as they are expecting another little girl. Stephanie Lemelin couldn’t wait to take one home, and Scott Wolf’s wife loves the Back Buddy, too, as she is nursing and often struggles with back pain.

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