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Which? warns parents after a third of stair gates fail safety tests

Which? warns parents after a third of stair gates fail safety tests

Parents are being warned after samples of four safety gates tested by Which? have failed tests that form part of the EU standard for stair gates (EN 1930:2011).

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.

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.

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?

Do you own one of these recalled baby products from Ikea or Argos?

Do you own one of these recalled baby products from Ikea or Argos?

An Argos Sleep bag, Ikea bib and In The Night Garden Igglepiggle toy are subject to a recall after being identified as potentially harmful to children. Find out how and where to return these unsafe products for a full refund.

Safety alert: Mothercare Grey Star Sleeping Bag recalled

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.

Parents still using second-hand car seats despite safety issues

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

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 chair. It poses a potential fall hazard to children.

Safety alert: two slime toys withdrawn from sale over child health risk

Safety alert: two slime toys withdrawn from sale over child health risk

A safety alert has been issued on two toy slimes. Magic Poo and Unicorn Magic Poo, both made by Tobar, have been withdrawn from sale after they were found to contain excessive levels of boron.

Best trampolines for summer bouncing

Best trampolines for summer bouncing

Trampolines are a popular garden toy for summer and a great way for kids to burn off some energy. But if you’ve got the space to accommodate one, which trampoline should you buy? We asked 1,628 parents with at least one child under 12 years old to rate their trampoline for ease of assembly, durability and value for money to help us compile a list of the best trampoline brands.

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