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Hot Nursery Decor Trend: Arrows

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Looking for the hottest new nursery trend? We're excited to point you in this direction. (Sorry. Had to.) Somewhere between the Hunger Games phenomenon and Kacey Musgrave’s new song “Follow Your Arrow,” an obsession with arrows in the nursery was born. Whether you’re trying to impart female empowerment, a sense of direction, or just unique geometry, arrows... read more

Recall Alert! Hamilton Beach Baby Food Maker

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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

Diaper Vending Machines — Would You Use Them?

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Even the most prepared new parents have been there: the diaper bag is full of everything except... um, the diapers. And you're in the middle of an airport or a shopping mall. Enter WeGoBabies, a new business that wants to bring vending machines full of diapers, wipes, formula, snacks, and toys to public spaces. “WeGoBabies provides... read more

8 Hot New Baby Products from the New York Baby Show

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  The New York Baby Show is a fun annual event, where new and expectant parents get to check out the latest baby products and services -- things that are offered in New York and nationwide. And I got to scope it out (for the third year in a row!) These products were some of the... 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

Study Suggests Helmets Don’t Help With Flat Head

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We've all seen babies wearing special helmets (maybe accessorized with a cute sticker or two) since flat head (scientifically called plagiocephaly) is on the rise. However, a new study from BMJ (British Medical Journal) is saying that the custom-made helmets don't prevent skull flatness and are a minimal treatment. Lead researcher Renske M. van Wijk and other... read more

Recall Alert! Baby Trend TrendZ FastBack 3-in-1 Car Seat

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Make way for yet another car seat recall! Baby Trend, Inc. has recalled over 16,000  TrendZ Fastback 3-in-1 car seats that were manufactured between October 2011 and July 2013. The recall on two models is due to a potentially faulty harness crotch buckle that has difficulty unlatching (due to exposure from everyday contaminants), making it... read more

Creative, Quick and Easy Easter Basket Ideas

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Yes, Easter is only days away, and no, you shouldn't freak out if you haven't even thought about Easter baskets yet. We've got a few ideas that aren't your typical collection of Peeps and jelly beans (I think we can all agree that we don't want our kids on a full-day sugar rush) and will have... read more

Is Baby’s Crib Mattress Safe? Here’s What You Need to Know

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A brand new analysis of 20 new and old crib mattresses sold in the US, containing polyurethane foam and polyester foam padding, release significant amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that are harmful to baby's health. The study, led by a team of environmental engineers from the University of Texas as Austin, read more

10 Spring-Inspired Picks to Brighten Up Your Baby Gear

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In search of a little bit of a colorful pick-me-up now that the warmer weather is hopefully on its way? We are too. So, time to stow away those drab winter darks and swap 'em out for a perky pop of personality -- and color! Check out 10 products we're loving these days for their... read more