Recall Alert! Britax Car Seats

Britax is recalling more than 200,000 car seats after customers alerted the company’s Facebook page about a potential safety risk. The recall affects the Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight and Marathon ClickTight models of the brand’s convertible car seats that were manufactured between Aug. 1, 2014 and Jul. 29, 2015. The problem lies with the... Read more

Recall Alert! Storkcraft Crib Mattress

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Storkcraft is recalling about 18,500 of its foam crib mattresses, which fail to meet federal flammability standards, posing a fire hazard. No need to grab the extinguisher yet; the CPSC says no incidents have actually been reported. Still, parents using the mattress should contact Storkcraft for a free zippered mattress barrier cover to... Read more

Recall Alert! Target Circo Night Lights

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Time to pull the plug on these night lights. Target is recalling several Circo brand night lights, the CPSC announced. The battery can overheat and melt the light, posing a fire hazard. So far, Target's received two reports of the night lights over heating and one report of a small fire. Wondering if... Read more

Recall Alert! Easter Egg Cookies Top List of Recalls This Week

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The FDA announced a number of food recalls this week, so before you start assembling those Easter baskets or whipping up weekend breakfasts, keep the following in mind. Silver Lake Cookie Company Inc. recalled its 8-ounce packages of Easter egg cookies because they contain actual egg -- an ingredient unlisted on the packaging. Not... Read more

Biggest Recalls of 2014

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It's hard to keep up with all the Consumer Product Safety Commission's recalls. And even if you do hear about a product recall, what are you supposed to do about it? We've got you covered. Double-check this list of the year's biggest baby gear recalls for some peace of mind. Graco Strollers On Nov.... Read more

Whole Foods Recalls Crave Brothers Les Freres Cheese Due to Listeria Outbreak: What You Need to Know

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In response to the bacterial infection outbreak that's taken at least one life and sickened dozens more, Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling the Crave Brothers Les Freres cheese. The cheese, though pasteurized, Whole Foods says, may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can cause listeriosis infection, and it may take up... Read more

Recall Alert! Rockland Furniture Dropside Cribs… Plus, More of the Latest Baby Product Recalls

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It seems like some baby or home product is always being recalled. Want to make sure nothing you've got at home has been deemed hazardous? Here's the latest. Read more

Baby Gear #TBT: Baby Cages

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Long before the days of baby gates, safety latches and window guards, city moms were finding resourceful ways to get baby outside (read: dodging going for a walk). Dangerous, but we'll hand it to them: resourceful. In the late 1800s, doctors began to recommend that kids in urban apartments get fresh air. Physicians like Dr. Luther... Read more

Recall Alert! Recaro Car Seats

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Recaro Child Safety is recalling more than 173,000 car seats in the U.S. The recall affects ProRide and Performance Ride convertible car seats manufactured prior to June 9, 2015. The problem lies in the shells of the car seats, which can crack or come loose from the main shell during a crash, the company announced. The problem was... Read more

Is Your Baby Monitor Hacker-Proof? New Report Raises Concern

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You've heard the stories of men making lewd comments to baby and caregivers through the monitors. Or the ones where hackers posted live streams of babies sleeping for the world to see. Regardless of the specifics, it’s always alarming to hear about strangers spying via hacked baby monitors. Now, just in time to kick off Baby Safety... Read more