Patriotic Baby Clothes

The fireworks don't stand a chance this Fourth of July -- this adorable red, white and blue baby gear is going to steal the show. How are you celebrating Independence Day with baby? Plus, more from The Bump: Three Ways to Have a Baby-Friendly (and Fun!) Fourth of July Why I'm... read more

This Double Stroller Could Be Unsafe: Here’s Why

What's that? You don't anticipate leaving your stroller locked in place on a 20-degree incline? Good. But Consumer Reports is still encouraging you to ask Graco for a refund. After testing the Graco Ready2Grow Classic Connect LX -- a stroller capable of holding two children of different ages  -- Consumer Reports slapped it with... read more

Amazing Story! Twins Born 24 Days Apart

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A set of Bostonian baby boys are living the dream of twins: Alexandre and Renaldo Antunes do not have to share a birthday. These two don't even have to share a season. Ronaldo, born March 26, waited 24 days to follow brother Alexandre into the world. Lindalva DaSilva went into labor at just 24 weeks,... read more

Recall Alert! phil&teds Car Seat Adaptors

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Stroller and baby gear company phil&teds has recalled nearly 400 of their Travel System 26 infant car seat adaptors for strollers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The plastic adaptors, which can connect an infant's car seat to a stroller, can crack and break, posing a falling risk for babies. No reports of actual... read more

Recall Alert! Hamilton Beach Baby Food Maker

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Photo: Hamilton Beach/The Bump
Hamilton Beach has recalled about 3,900 of their bébé brand baby food makers, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The recall comes after four reports of the stainless steel pin in the food bowl lid becoming loose, three in which the pin fell into the food. While this certainly presents a choking hazard, no... read more

Why Your Baby Gate May Actually Be Dangerous

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Baby safety gates are supposed to keep your little ones out of harm's way, but a surprising new study published in American Pediatrics says that the gates actually send 2,000 children to the ER every year. Even though the injuries resulting from falling through or climbing over the gate weren't life-threatening, it may be time to re-evaluate the... read more

Recall Alert! Pacific Organic Mangoes

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The Food and Drug Administration announced a recall on Pacific Organic Produce's mangoes, due to a possible Listeria monocytogenes bacteria risk. Luckily, no illnesses have been reported to date. Listeria, a food borne illness, can cause listeriosis infection, and it may take up to four weeks for symptoms to show. Symptoms include fever, muscle aches,... read more

Recall Alert! J. Crew Baby Coveralls

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J. Crew has recalled around 8,700 baby coveralls due to a choking hazard, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. The CPSC stated that the snaps on the coveralls can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children. Although the company has received eight reports of snaps detaching, no injuries have been reported to date. The coveralls... read more

Recall Alert! IKEA Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps

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Make way for yet another IKEA lamp recall! IKEA reannounced and re-expanded their previous lamp recall, now totaling 3.5 million recalled wall-mounted lamps in the US and 30.2 million worldwide to date due to a strangulation hazard. In the first recall, 2.3 million were recalled in the US. The recalled lamps were sold... read more

Recall Alert! Stonyfield YoBaby Yogurt Cups Pulled Due to Coliform Bacteria Risk [UPDATED]

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Updated May 13: Stonyfield has added 1,344 six-packs to the recall with the code date June 05 2014 (UPC 052159701161) due to coliform Klebsiella pneumoniae. The peach and pear yogurt packs were shipped to 271 more stores, including Safeway and Fred Meyer stores, in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Alaska, and Northern California. According to the FDA, “These bacteria are often... read more