Watch out for secondhand Mamas & Papas Mercury-branded child car seats. These dangerous child car seats can crack and allow too much head movement, potentially putting your child in danger. Following a three-year investigation, Milton Keynes County Council's trading standards has issued a £20,000 fine to Mamas & Papas, as well as a 12 week jail sentence for Christine Mitchell, Director of car seat distributors Jeenay (UK) Ltd for supplying unsafe car seats.
Find out our first impressions of the iCandy Peach 2019 in our exclusive preview ahead of the re-launch of this iconic single-to-double convertible travel system pushchair.
A baby sling or soft structured carrier can be a useful bit of kit for parents of newborns. So whether you’re currently expecting, or your little one has already arrived, read on for tips on picking out a sling or carrier for a newborn.
Joie is one of the most popular child car seat brands in the UK and we've tested 14 of the brand's baby car seats, including i-Size and multi-group child car seats. If you're feeling overwhelmed by choice, take a look at our comparisons of Joie baby car seats across all child car seat groups.
It’s the great bank holiday getaway this weekend, and if you’re going away with your young family, this is the perfect opportunity to make sure your little ones are strapped safely and securely.
Travel system 3-in-1 pushchairs are versatile and come in all shapes and sizes. Although you have to pay more than a standard pushchair, they enable you to use a baby car seat or carrycot to help you transport your baby safely. We weigh up the pros and cons and find 3-in-1 travel system prams to suit every budget.
Although backless booster seats are cheap and meet legal requirements, we wouldn’t recommend using them with your child as they are significantly less safe than high-back booster seats. But it doesn't seem that all parents are aware that they provide inferior protection in a crash. Read our advice and watch our shocking crash test footage to find out more.
When buying a child car seat, your first priority should be safety, but you may also want to consider the weight of it. The lightest car seat we’ve tested starts at 2.9kg and the heaviest comes in at a whopping 18.3kg, although these weights are spread across a range of age suitability.
We surveyed 3,286 parents with a child under the age of 12 to find out what pushchair features they think are essential, and help make life just a little bit easier and more comfortable when juggling a baby or toddler.
Travelling with children this summer? Make sure you know the law regarding child car seats when it comes to transporting your child in an Uber, minicab or taxi, and what you need to know if your child will be travelling on a coach, minibus or van. We also cover what to do if you can't fit three child car seats in the rear of your car.