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How to make your home office safe for children

How to make your home office safe for children

From wires and cables to stationary and furniture, there are all kinds of potential hazards in a home office. Here are eight things you can do to make your office a safer environment for young children.

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Seven lifesaving baby and toddler first aid tips parents need to know

Seven lifesaving baby and toddler first aid tips parents need to know

Knowing how to carry out essential first aid basics for babies and young children could be the difference between losing vital minutes and saving a life. Would you know what to do in an emergency? Here, we run through seven baby and toddler first aid emergencies and the actions you need to take if you encounter them.

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Product recall: Don’t Buy Hauck stair gate recalled due to safety issue

Product recall: Don’t Buy Hauck stair gate recalled due to safety issue

The Hauck Autoclose’n Stop stair gate is being recalled due to problems with the autoclose mechanism, which could be unsafe.

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Which? warns parents to be vigilant when buying toys online this Christmas

Which? warns parents to be vigilant when buying toys online this Christmas

Six in 10 toys from online marketplaces are a safety hazard for children, according to the British Toy and Hobby Association. Find out more about the BTHA report, what our own Which? tests found and how to shop safely online for baby and child products.

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Safety alert: John Lewis recalls own-brand baby sleeping bags

Safety alert: John Lewis recalls own-brand baby sleeping bags

John Lewis is recalling several of its own-brand Leckford, Jurassic Garden and plain cotton baby sleeping bags, sold between February and November 2020, as they may pose a choking risk.

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Five key safety checks to make before bringing your newborn baby home

Five key safety checks to make before bringing your newborn baby home

Before you take your most precious cargo home, we run through what you need to ensure they'll be safe, including car seats, stair gates, cot mattresses, baby monitors and first aid kits.

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When should I take my baby to hospital during the pandemic?

When should I take my baby to hospital during the pandemic?

If your baby or child is unwell, it can be hard to know what to do, especially during a pandemic. We spoke to consultant paediatrician Dr Yiannis Ioannou to find out when you should take your baby to hospital.

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Are you storing your trampoline correctly?

Are you storing your trampoline correctly?

The weather has turned and autumn is well and truly here, so if you own a trampoline, it’s time to consider how you’re going to store it for winter.

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Five key products you need that could save your baby’s life

Five key products you need that could save your baby’s life

From baby monitors and child car seats through to carbon monoxide detectors, we guide you through five lifesaving products that every parent needs.

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Which? safety tests uncover dangerous baby sleeping bags

Which? safety tests uncover dangerous baby sleeping bags

We tested 15 baby sleeping bags from high street retailers and online marketplaces to find out which are the safest to use with your baby. Many of these sleeping bags failed our tests, and safety problems included suffocation risks and inaccurate tog information that could lead to a baby dangerously overheating.

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