baby gear

7 Top Pregnancy Trends of 2014

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Wondering what will make it big in the pregnancy world this year? From unique shower ideas and nicknames as first names to textures and prints in baby's nursery, take a peek at the hottest pregnancy trends to know about in 2014. Get ready for a year of serious style! Raising the ‘Barre’ on Prenatal... read more

Will This Wearable Baby ‘Monitor’ Make Moms Worry More?

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Say hello to Owlet, an ankle-worn health tracking device for baby that comes with an app to give parents a readout of baby's health whenever you want it. Sort of like the tracking device made for house arrests but designed for babies. Absolutely cool -- or a new mom's worst nightmare? The Owlet... read more

7 Cold Weather Accessories to Keep You and Baby Cozy

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Gearing up for the "polar vortex"? Yep, us too. And with the temperatures reaching record lows, it's safe to say you need gear that will keep you and your baby comfortable and warm. But where to find the must-haves you'll need? Behold! Seven mom- and baby-approved accessories to survive the chilliest of winter days ahead... read more

Recall Alert! Joovy Zoom Car Seat Adapter

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Wouldn't be 2014 if we didn't start the year off with a recall now, would it? The CPSC, in conjunction with Joovy, has announced a voluntary recall on more than 1,500 Zoom car seat adapters due to a fall hazard. The adapter clips can loosen on the stroller frame, which puts babies at... 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

Recall Alert! Playtex Hip Hammock Infant Carriers

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The CPSC, in conjunction with Playtex, has announced a voluntary recall on more than 305,000 American and 36,000 Canadian Playtex Hip Hammock Infant Carriers. The carriers were recalled because the buckles on the waist and shoulder straps can crack or break, which poses a fall hazard to the child. So far, Playtex has... read more

40 Million Credit and Debit Cards Hacked at Target: What You Need to Know Right Now

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Did you do a little holiday shopping at Target between November 27th and December 15th? If your answer's yes, then you need to read this: Target says information from more than 40 million customer credit and debit cards used may have been compromised by a data breach. In a statement this morning, Target's... read more

9 Awesome Stocking Stuffers for Baby You Probably Haven’t Thought of Yet

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It's getting down to the wire, moms and dads! We're just days away from baby's first visit with Santa! And if you're on the hunt for awesome stocking stuffers for baby's first Christmas, we've got you covered. Take look at some of our favorites for this year: read more

Recall Alert! IKEA Wall-Mounted Lamps

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Today, the CPSC, in cooperation with IKEA, announced a voluntary recall on more than 4 million children's wall-mounted lamps. The lamps are being recalled due to a strangulation hazard. One 16-month-old child passed away in his crib because he was entangled in the lamp's cord. Another incident, involving a 15-month-old who was entangled,... read more

Heartbreaking Study Finds Baby’s Not Safe In Her High Chair

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A new study published in Clinical Pediatrics found that more than 9,400 young children are injured falling off their high chairs -- and even though high chairs are almost every parents go-to for feeding time seating, they might not be as safe as you think. For the study, researchers looked at children aged 3... read more