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Baby & child

Seven questions to ask yourself when buying a baby carrier or sling for a newborn

A baby sling or soft structured carrier can be a useful bit of kit for parents of newborns. So whether you’re currently expecting, or your little one has already arrived, read on for tips on picking out a sling or carrier for a newborn.

Safety alert: Mothercare Grey Star Sleeping Bag recalled

Mothercare has announced it is recalling the 2.5 tog Grey Star Baby Sleep Bag, because a mislabelling error has led to some products being incorrectly labelled as 1 tog.

Are Joie car seats any good?

Joie is one of the most popular child car seat brands in the UK and we've tested 14 of the brand's baby car seats, including i-Size and multi-group child car seats. If you're feeling overwhelmed by choice, take a look at our comparisons of Joie baby car seats across all child car seat groups.

The baby monitors failing to live up to parents’ expectations

More than half of parents say that long battery life is an essential feature when buying a baby monitor, but Which? test data shows that many need recharging after just...

Summer bank holiday car seat warning

It’s the great bank holiday getaway this weekend, and if you’re going away with your young family, this is the perfect opportunity to make sure your little ones are strapped safely and securely.

How much do you need to pay for a good travel system pushchair?

Travel system 3-in-1 pushchairs are versatile and come in all shapes and sizes. Although you have to pay more than a standard pushchair, they enable you to use a baby car seat or carrycot to help you transport your baby safely. We weigh up the pros and cons and find 3-in-1 travel system prams to suit every budget.

Are parents getting the message about backless booster seats?

Although backless booster seats are cheap and meet legal requirements, we wouldn’t recommend using them with your child as they are significantly less safe than high-back booster seats. But it doesn't seem that all parents are aware that they provide inferior protection in a crash. Read our advice and watch our shocking crash test footage to find out more.

What are the lightest child car seats we’ve tested?

When buying a child car seat, your first priority should be safety, but you may also want to consider the weight of it. The lightest car seat we’ve tested starts at 2.9kg and the heaviest comes in at a whopping 18.3kg, although these weights are spread across a range of age suitability.

pushchair features

What are the must-have pushchair features?

We surveyed 3,286 parents with a child under the age of 12 to find out what pushchair features they think are essential, and help make life just a little bit easier and more comfortable when juggling a baby or toddler.

Do I need to use a child car seat in an Uber?

Travelling with children this summer? Make sure you know the law regarding child car seats when it comes to transporting your child in an Uber, minicab or taxi, and what you need to know if your child will be travelling on a coach, minibus or van. We also cover what to do if you can't fit three child car seats in the rear of your car.

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