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Child safety at home

Watch out for these potentially unsafe baby products in 2020

We tested a range of baby and child products over the last year, some of which did so poorly in our tests that we made them a 0% Don’t Buy.

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Philips Avent digital video baby monitors recalled over fire risk

Philips has issued a voluntary recall of its Avent digital video baby monitors (SCD620) produced between January 2016 and March 2018. The battery in the parent unit can overheat while plugged into the electrical connection, which poses a potential fire hazard. Find out what to do if yours is affected.

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looking at baby on phone using a smart baby monitor app

Five reasons to consider upgrading to a smart baby monitor

Does the idea of a voice-controlled baby monitor appeal to you? How about one that tracks your baby's sleep? If the answer is yes, it might be time to ditch your traditional baby monitor in favour of a smart monitor. We round up the useful features offered by wi-fi enabled baby monitors, plus tell you how to protect your monitor from hacking.

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Dangerous toys and killer car seats listed for sale at online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay

Online marketplaces are risking your family's safety. We reveal how Amazon and Ebay are failing to protect their customers from unsafe and killer toys and car seats.

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Argos recalls more Cuggl stair gates due to safety risk

We exposed serious safety flaws in Cuggl stair gates earlier this year - and now more have come to light. Is yours affected?

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Five essentials parents look for when buying a baby monitor

Some baby monitor features are simply nice to have, while others can make a big difference to how well your baby monitor works for you. We asked 1,360 parents* what...

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Beware these six teething toys with bits that break off

We tested 15 popular teething toys and found safety risks with six of the teething toys, including ones bought from John Lewis and Amazon.

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Five places you should avoid siting your baby monitor to keep your baby safe

A baby monitor should help you to ensure your baby is safe. But if you don’t position it correctly, it could become a hazard.

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Do you own one of these recalled baby products from Ikea or Argos?

An Argos Sleep bag, Ikea bib and In The Night Garden Igglepiggle toy are subject to a recall after being identified as potentially harmful to children. Find out how and where to return these unsafe products for a full refund.

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Parents play the blame game when it comes to head lice and nits

We surveyed 2,155 parents with a child under 12 years who had used a lice treatment and asked them whether their child had caught head lice twice within the space of three weeks. More than a third (35%) said they had and seven in 10 of those parents believe it could be because their child is being reinfected by their classmates.

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