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Latest reviews: Summer Infant, VTech and Angelcare baby monitors tested

Latest reviews: Summer Infant, VTech and Angelcare baby monitors tested

We've just reviewed nine baby monitors, including popular monitors from Angelcare, Owlet and Summer Infant. Find out whether additional baby monitor safety features, including temperature sensors and movement sensor pads, are accurate and worth investing in.

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Five things you need to know if you’re buying a kids climbing frame

Five things you need to know if you’re buying a kids climbing frame

During lockdown a climbing frame will keep your little ones active and entertained. Find out what outdoor and indoor climbing frames are available, as well as key safety advice about setting up a kids climbing frame in your home or garden.

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Watch out for these potentially unsafe baby products in 2020

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 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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Five reasons to consider upgrading to a smart baby monitor

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

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

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

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

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

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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