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10 Spring-Inspired Picks to Brighten Up Your Baby Gear

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In search of a little bit of a colorful pick-me-up now that the warmer weather is hopefully on its way? We are too. So, time to stow away those drab winter darks and swap 'em out for a perky pop of personality -- and color! Check out 10 products we're loving these days for their... read more

Five Days of Freebies: Enter to Take Home This Red-Hot Baby Gear!

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Need a little something to set your week in motion? How about five days of free gear? (Oh yeah, we went there.) This week, we'll be giving five very lucky moms and moms-to-be the chance to take home goodies from some of our favorite companies! Here's what you need to know: The giveaways will run... read more

Where to Shop for the Year’s Best Baby and Pregnancy Gear

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Looking to buy only the best baby gear for your baby-to-be? We can help with that. After checking out our definitive guide to the hottest products of the year, stock up on all the goodies you'll need once baby arrives -- and we've got the scoop on where to shop for a serious... read more

New Stroller Guidelines Will Make Your Gear Safer Than Ever: Here’s What You Need to Know

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Because the CPSC received so many safety-related reports of children under four years old being injured by their strollers, they've released a new safety standard that will take effect in September of 2015. After reports totaled more than 1,300 incidents (including four deaths, 14 hospitalizations and about 391 injuries) from January of 2008... read more

15 Fashionable Need-to-Have Baby Gear Items and Accessories for 2014

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Wondering what the style forecast for 2014 is? Heads up, y'all, 'cause we're seeing purple -- and lots of it! A few weeks back PANTONE announced their 2014 Color of the Year (it's Radiant Orchid!) and though it took a minute, baby gear retailers and manufacturers are now offering moms and dads everything they'd ever... read more

Want to Know What Gear You Should Buy? Ali Landry Shares Some of Her Favorites From the ABC Show

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This post was written by our special guest blogger, Ali Landry, mama of 3, cover star of The Bump magazine and founder of Favored.by.  I’m obsessed with pregnancy, baby and kid products, and the moment my Favored.by team and I walked on to the 3.2 million square feet of... read more

WIN IT: Luca & Company Gear Giveaway

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What's better than some free gear on a sleepy (and chilly) Monday afternoon? Not much, my friends. Which is why Luca & Company wants to give one very, very lucky mama (or mom-to-be!) the chance to take home some seriously sweet free gear for your super cool kid! Here's what's included in the... read more

A Sneak Peek at the Hottest New Baby Gear of the Season

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This week, we're in Las Vegas, y'all! Yup, you heard right: Vegas! We're in town this year to get down and dirty and scope out the latest and greatest baby gear available to moms and moms-to-be at the ABC Kids Expo. All week long we'll be reporting back on the newest, coolest must-haves for... read more

Is Your Cradle Safe? New Standards May Change the Way You Shop for Baby Gear

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Today, the CPSC approved a new federal mandatory standard to improve the safety of bassinets and cradles for baby and mom. Why did the CPSC add new regulations? Because they felt that the original recommendations did not accurately address the safety concerns for baby and parents. From November 2007 through March 2013, the... read more

Is Baby’s Gear to Blame for the Flat Spots on His Head?

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Earlier this morning, after the first study of its kind, Canadian researchers reported that about half of all 2-month-old babies have flat spots on their heads. Researchers in Canada screened 440 2-month-olds in an effort to access just how commonplace the problem is for infants -- and whether the issue is a side... read more