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The Lamaze Infant Development System is the categorisation created by Lamaze, to group the design and development of its products. It is a three step model based on behavioural growth, the first being ‘awakening the senses’, the second ‘exploring and experimenting’ and the third ‘moving and doing’. The baby products are also designed in conjunction with child development specialists Dr. J Singer and Dr. Dorothy Singer; psychologists at Yale University.

Lamaze has a strong history of creating a wide ranging selection of engaging, baby friendly products, promoting development in young children, whilst preserving their philosophy of healthy parenting. A highly successful baby brand, it was acquired in 2011 from RC2 by Takara Tomy. The brand has been distributed by Baby Brands Direct since 2010 and provides retailers with a colourful selection of quality soft toys that take baby through key developmental stages including engaging vision, auditory and motor skills from cot to toddler and beyond.

Baby Play is crucial for a child's social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. It is a child's way of learning about his body and the world. Play gyms, tummy time and mats represent a safe environment for such exploration. Baby Brands Direct, a dedicated nursery wholesaler, has stocked an exclusive range of play gyms, mats and tummy time mats, activity gyms with tummy time support, plush playmats and large playmats available to global retailers.

Baby Brands Direct is delighted to have obtained the distribution rights of award-winning brands including Fisher-Price, Tiny Love, Hauck, Disney, Bright Starts, Baby Einstein and Lamaze to present you with the best wholesale prices. Discover a variety of themes and designs from rainforest and princesses gyms to musical activity gyms. Keep in trend with playmats from the favourite children TV shows and stock functional quality goods that are preferred by parents.

Gyms, Tummy Time & Playmats Categories

Lamaze delivers products that are age, stage and milestone appropriate, with clear packaging highlighting this to ensure the right products are purchased by consumers at the right time. From engaging baby mats and activity gyms to plush toys that keep them company and give them security, little ones discover new sounds, colours and textures, before exploring all sorts of role play fun. The Lamaze range of products provides a valued and favourable brand addition to the retail offering, supply of which is distributed by specialist wholesaler Baby Brands Direct.


Gyms, Tummy Time and Playmats step in when parents need to rest and baby needs to be entertained. Of all the myriad potential purchases that a new parent can make, a good play mat or activity gym is among the most likely to earn its keep. A safe, comfortable and stimulating place where the infant is happy to lie, and later sit, is likely to prove invaluable.

A recent growth in purchasing large playmats has been observed as tummy time can help babies develop strong head, neck and shoulder muscles and promote certain motor skills. Tummy time can also prevent the back of baby's head from becoming flat. Research also suggests that babies who spend time on their tummies crawl on their stomachs earlier than do babies who do not practice tummy time. With all this essential information is no wonder that sales keep rising. Browse the following pages to uncover more benefits of our baby products that will boost your trade too.