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Do I really need a baby car seat (or other popular baby items)?

Do I really need a baby car seat (or other popular baby items)?

The list of baby items you need before your precious bundle arrives can be long and potentially very costly. Find out some of the pros and cons of buying these products and alternatives that might save you some money.

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.

Black Friday 2020: deals on pushchairs, car seats and baby monitors

Black Friday 2020: deals on pushchairs, car seats and baby monitors

Having a child can be expensive, but knowing where to find the best deals on baby products can make a real difference to your baby-budget worries. All of the products and Black Friday deals listed here have been carefully selected by our experts.

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.

Five key products you need that could save your baby’s life

Five key products you need that could save your baby’s life

From baby monitors and child car seats through to carbon monoxide detectors, we guide you through five lifesaving products that every parent needs.

Which? warns parents not to use a security camera as a baby monitor

Which? warns parents not to use a security camera as a baby monitor

Lacking useful features such as temperature sensors and sound sensitive lights, these cameras are better suited to detecting burglars than monitoring your baby.

How to get a baby monitor that’s easy to use

How to get a baby monitor that’s easy to use

More than half of parents want a baby monitor that's simple to use, yet many models fall short. We help you find the best baby monitor for your home.

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.

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.

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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