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Parents still using second-hand car seats despite safety issues

A survey of 3,241 parents with a child under 12 has found 9% of them bought a second-hand car seat for their child. However, by choosing to buy a second-hand car seat, particularly from someone you don’t know, you could be potentially putting your baby or child at risk in the event of a car crash.

Safety alert: Stokke Steps Bouncer and Newborn Set recalled

Stokke has announced it is recalling the Steps Bouncer and the Steps Newborn Set due to a flaw in the way they attach to the Stokke Steps high chai. It poses a potential fall hazard to children.

Five safety tips to keep your baby safe if you’re travelling this Christmas

Whether you’re heading abroad to find snow, or going down the road to visit family, keep this festive season fun with your family by checking out our top safety tips....

Stair gates

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.

Is your child car seat dirtier than your toilet?

You might want to clean your child car seat before you buckle it up for a trip this weekend. Our investigation into bugs and germs on child car seats has...

Which? repeats warning to parents over smothering risk cot mattress

We're repeating our call for the Stokke Home Bed cot mattress to be removed from sale following a failure in one of our recent tests which we believe makes this mattress a smothering risk, especially for babies younger than six months.

cough syrup recall

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...

Stokke cot mattress named Which? Don’t Buy due to risk of smothering

Which? is warning parents against buying or using the Stokke Home Bed Mattress after a failure in one of our recent tests. Find out why we believe this mattress is unsafe for babies under six months old.

Red Kite 3 Way carrier

Red Kite 3 Way baby carrier recalled over safety fears

Red Kite 3 Way baby carrier recalled over safety fears. Owners advised to check the batch code and return the baby carrier if it's one of the affected models.

Retailers add warning labels to ‘deadly’ nappy sacks

Retailers add warning labels to 'deadly' nappy sacks. Warnings come after at least 18 deaths in the UK associated with nappy sacks. Find out how to use nappy sacks safely.

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