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The Not-So-Scary Reason For The Graco Car Seat Recall

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Big news from Graco: The company is recalling about 47,000 convertible car seats. But the seats pose no safety hazards and you can continue to use them as you work on rectifying the problem. What's going on here? The car seats are mislabeled, lacking legally-required information identifying the location of the printed instruction manual. The... Read more

The Game-Changing Booster Seat You Need

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Portable, inexpensive, cool...not exactly words you'd use to describe a booster seat. But a 1.6-pound seat is finally changing that. Here's the deal: Mifold Grab-n-Go Car Booster Seat is a folding cushion with an aluminum base. It folds flat enough to stow in the glove compartment or in the side storage area of a passenger door.... Read more

Photo Evidence That Car Seats Save Lives

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A car crash in Washington could have ended much worse for one mom and her two young boys. But luckily, some bumps, bruises and broken bones are the only injuries sustained. Let's take a closer look at what happened. Wondering how this...   ...could possibly emerge from this? Read more

Recall Alert! Skip Hop Crib Mobile

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Sweet dreams just got a little scary; Skip Hop is recalling about 3,500 of its Moonlight & Melodies projection crib mobiles. The strap that attaches the mobile to the crib rail can break, posing an injury hazard if the product falls on baby. So far, no injuries have been reported, but Skip Hop has received notice... Read more

Enter The 2016 Best Of Baby Awards Now!

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It’s that time of year again — we’re gearing up for our fourth annual Best of Baby Awards! What that means: whether you’re an established company or an entrepreneurial startup, if your product excels in design, functionality and innovation, we want to hear from you. From baby strollers and carriers to breast pumps and baby toys, we’ll be... Read more

Functional Baby Gear That Won't Change Your Style

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Parenthood will change you. You can swear off all the Raffi and Paw Patrol you want, but at the end of the day, you, too, will be singing and bouncing along to The Wiggles to keep baby happy. While your child's interests, playgroups, toys and gear will become a huge part of your life, a major takeaway from... Read more

Stroller Trend Alert: Leather Trim

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Multiple configurations, matching diaper bags, a one-handed fold; these features are no longer exclusive to the crème de la crème of strollers. But there's one trending point of differentiation that seems to be a new hallmark of luxury strollers: Ladies and gentlemen, introducing leather (or leatherette) trim. It first caught our eye on the new Read more

Introducing Rachel Zoe For Quinny And Maxi-Cosi

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Packed inside the Dorel Juvenile booth at the ABC Kids Expo, the crowd waited for the mysterious, big announcement from Quinny and Maxi Cosi. As expected, a collective gasp of delight echoed through the space as the respective stroller and car seat companies unveiled their new collection: a trio of products designed... 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