baby gear

Recall Alert! Britax Car Seats, Stroller And Travel System

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Big recall news today for everyone's favorite travel system. Britax is recalling both its B-Ready strollers and B-Safe 35/B-Safe 35 Elite infant car seats and travel systems. About 49,000 B-Ready strollers are affected in the US, along with separately-sold stroller replacement top seats. The foam padding on the stroller’s arm bar can come off in fragments if the... Read more

Announcing The 2016 Best Of Baby Award Winners!

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We know better than anyone—the amount of baby gear out there is completely overwhelming. So we took the time to test, evaluate, and highlight it for you. After assembling strollers, lathering up with baby wash and getting up close and personal with some breast pumps, we can finally unveil this year's Best of Baby Award winners.... Read more

Why The Type Of Toy Baby Plays With Matters

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With a fresh mountain of holiday toys sitting in your living room, now is as good a time as any to confirm that yes, the toys your kids play with matter. And the simpler they are, the better. A new article published by JAMA Pediatrics found that toddlers who play with electronic toys–anything that produces lights, words... Read more

The Car Seat Mistakes Parents Make Before They Leave The Hospital

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We say it all the time: Car seat installation is hard. And we're not saying that to make you feel better about your struggle. It's literally difficult for almost all new parents out there; a new study found 95 percent of parents make at least one mistake while installing the car seat. The... Read more

Cast Your Vote In The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards

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We love anything that makes parents' lives easier. Especially when it's high-tech. So we're proud to announce that today marks the release of the finalists for The Bump Best of Baby Tech Awards at CES 2016. Together with Living in Digital Times, we're introducing the Baby Tech Summit to the annual Consumer... Read more

What's Trending At ABC Kids This Year? Wearable Technology

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We are BACK at the ABC Kids expo in Las Vegas. Not familiar with ABC? The All Baby & Child expo brings together hundreds of baby and maternity-focused companies -- big and small -- and gives them the opportunity to showcase their latest and greatest (and cutest) innovations. After experiencing the initial sensory overload of day... Read more

A Working Mom's Best Bets For Baby Registry

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Breastfeeding pro and working mom extraordinaire Jessica Shortall is sharing her tips for navigating the ins and outs of baby registry. And lucky for you, you can win several of her baby gear picks (mentioned in the breastfeeding & working mom section of this post) by participating in our Work.Pump.Repeat Twitter sweepstakes TODAY.... Read more

Recall Alert! Precious Cargo Onesies

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Precious Cargo is recalling about 479,000 infant onesies, sold in sizes 6M, 12M and 18m, due to a choking hazard. The cotton onesies have three-snap bottom enclosures and were sold in the following colors: athletic heather, aquatic blue, candy pink, clover green, jet black, lime, navy, purple, red, royal, sangria, white and yellow. Not sure if this 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! UPPABaby Strollers

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Big news from UPPABaby: The brand is recalling its popular Cruz and Vista strollers, along with the RumbleSeat stroller insert. This recall only affects 2015 models sold between December 2014 and July 2015. After receiving 22 reports of children biting the foam off of the bumper bar, UPPABaby issued the recall due to concerns of... Read more