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Child safety at home

Halloween kids costumes from B&M and eBay fail flammability testing

Halloween kids costumes from B&M and eBay fail flammability testing

We tested 20 kids’ fancy dress outfits, many of which are being stocked by online and high street shops and supermarkets, in time for Halloween. Halloween kids costumes from B&M and Ebay failed flammability testing.

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Parents warned to avoid these stair gates because of safety issues

Parents warned to avoid these stair gates because of safety issues

The Dreambaby Retractable Gate, Safetots Self-closing gate and Lindam Easy Fit Plus Deluxe Safety Gate all failed to meet the criteria for an important stair gate safety test, which could mean they're potentially dangerous for your child.

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Children’s toy slime on sale with up to four times EU safety limit of potentially unsafe chemical

Children’s toy slime on sale with up to four times EU safety limit of potentially unsafe chemical

Which? is warning parents to approach children’s slime with caution after tests found some contain levels of boron more than four times the safety limits permitted by EU standards. Exposure...

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New baby monitor reviews reveal stark contrast between best and worst

New baby monitor reviews reveal stark contrast between best and worst

We’ve tested a wide range of video and audio baby monitors from BT, VTech, Luvion, Summer Infant and BabyMoov. Find out which ones impressed and get the best for your budget.

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Child cough syrups recalled due to potential mould problem

Child cough syrups recalled due to potential mould problem

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a precautionary recall for eight own-brand cough syrups. A problem has been identified with one of the ingredients that could...

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Seven crazy baby accessories you just don’t need

Seven crazy baby accessories you just don’t need

From pram charms to nappy monitors, we've rounded up the seven craziest baby accessories we've come across in the course of our research.

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Is the Aldi Special Buy Plum trampoline any good?

Is the Aldi Special Buy Plum trampoline any good?

Are you tempted by the Plum trampoline being sold as an Aldi special buy for £67.99 this week? Plum is one of the most popular trampoline brands available. The company...

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One in five parents forget to apply sun cream to kids in UK sunshine

One in five parents forget to apply sun cream to kids in UK sunshine

One in five parents don't always remember to apply sun cream at home and one in 10 simply don’t apply any sun cream to their child when they're in the UK.

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Fire hazard with popular head lice lotions

Fire hazard with popular head lice lotions

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Authority, which polices the safety of medical products, has issued a warning to be careful when using certain head lice lotions. Anyone treated with...

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Scarlet fever: find out where it’s hit near you

Scarlet fever: find out where it’s hit near you

Reported scarlet fever cases have hit their highest level since the 1960s. Find out where it's hit hardest, symptoms and what to do if you or a family member gets struck down.

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