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Child safety at home

Seven garden hazards you need to protect your child from

Seven garden hazards you need to protect your child from

Make sure your garden and outside spaces are safe for your children to play in with our tips and advice to reduce outdoor risks and hazards.

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Six summer safety hazards every parent needs to know about

Six summer safety hazards every parent needs to know about

Whether you’re spending more time in the garden or travelling to see friends and relatives, it’s important to not let your guard down when it comes to your baby or toddler’s safety. Find out what key hazards you need to watch out for this summer.

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Don’t Buy Hauck stair gate recalled in error

Don’t Buy Hauck stair gate recalled in error

This Hauck safety barrier had previously been flagged by Which? as having a problem with the autoclose

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Product recall: TK Maxx issues safety alert for baby sleeping bags

Product recall: TK Maxx issues safety alert for baby sleeping bags

TK Maxx has issued a recall of baby sleeping bags after its safety tests identified a fault with the products that could cause suffocation.

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Harness horrors: what to consider when strapping your child into a baby product

Harness horrors: what to consider when strapping your child into a baby product

Harnesses and straps are designed to keep your baby safely in place while they’re in use, and some are vital for providing protection in certain situations, such as a car crash. Read on to discover the steps and checks you need to do to ensure your child is held safely.

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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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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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