baby gear

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

Shop This MommyDeal Steal: Baby Elephant Ears

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Baby’s travel gear just got a whole lot cooler (and cuter!). Baby Elephant Ears is a multi-use headrest head support pillow that attaches to can be used in baby’s car seat, stroller, swing and changing table to provide the most in neck and back support for baby. They can go wherever baby does,... Read more

New ‘Apptivity’ Baby Seat Means More Screen Time for Baby — Would You Buy One?

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The latest baby product to hit the market, the Newborn-to-Toddler Apptivity Seat by Fisher-Price is causing quite the controversy among parents and healthcare professionals. Why? The baby seat comes with an iPad holder. The trouble with the Apptivity seat is that it completely slashes the American Academy of Pediatrics official recommendation.... Read more

Baby Jogger and Jessica Alba Team Up to Create Super-Sleek Eco-Friendly Stroller

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On November 25th, The Honest Company, spearheaded by co-founder and celebrity mama Jessica Alba, announced the launch of The Collective, their exclusive line of home and baby product collaborations that offer moms eco-friendly and environmentally-safe gear and prodcuts they can feel good about buying. The first stop on their tour? A gorgeous collaboration... Read more

Recall Alert! Manhattan Toy Quixel Baby Rattles

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The CPSC, in conjuction with the Manhattan Group, have announced a voluntary recall on over 8,300 US and 4,100 Canadian Manhattan Toy Quixel Baby Rattles. The rattles were recalled because the colored arches can break exposing smaller beaded parts, posing a choking hazard to small and young children. To date, the Manhattan Group has... Read more