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Recall Alert! Graco Car Seats [UPDATED]

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UPDATED March 13: Graco has added 403,222 seats to the recall, including: 2006 through 2014 Argos 70 Elite, Ready Ride, Step 2, My Ride 65 with Safety Surround, My Size 70, Head Wise 70 with Safety Surround, Nautilus 3-in-1, Nautilus Plus, and Smart Seat with Safety Surround. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration just... read more

Brand New ‘Maternity Goggles’ Could Prevent Preterm Labor

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Turns out all you need to ward off preterm labor is a pair of good ole' goggles -- at least that's what a Florida State University researcher believes. According to James Olcese, these light-emitting devices that intermittently flash a blue light at a sleeping pregnant woman could cause a drop in the brain... read more

Recall Alert! BebeLove Baby Walkers

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The CPSC and BebeLove announced a recall on 3,600 BebeLove baby walkers because they failed to meet the federal safety standard. The recall includes model numbers 358 and 368. The specific style number (358) was not made to fit through a standard doorway and wasn't designed stop at the edge of a step... read more

Recall Alert! Fred & Friends Artiste, Volume and Panic Pacifiers

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Make way for another recall! Fred & Friends just announced a recall on roughly 183,000 US and 17,000 Canadian Chill Baby Artiste, Volume and Panic pacifiers due to a detachment hazard. The pacifiers failed to meet the federal safety standard because the beard on the Artiste and the knob on the Volume can... read more

Meet the Newest Stroller on the Block: the Orbit Baby G3

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Hey there, good lookin'. The Orbit Baby G3 has finally made it's mark on the market -- and it's time for you to tell us what you think of Orbit's latest ride.The company, who made a name for itself by releasing products that are totally customizable to meet mom and dad's biggest needs, definitely outdid... read more

Recall Alert! Britax B-Agile and BOB Motion

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Stop using your B-Agile immediately! The CPSC, in conjunction with Britax, just announced a recall on 216,000 US and 8,800 Canadian B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion Strollers due to a terrifying hinge hazard. The hinge of the stroller's holding mechanism can partially amputate a user's fingertips, break their fingers or cause... read more

Recall Alert! Playtex Pacifier Holder Clips

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Today, the CPSC, in conjunction with Playtex, announced a recall on 1.25 million Playtex pacifier holder clips in the US and 150,000 in Canada. The clips were recalled because they can crack and separate, which poses a choking hazard to small children and young babies. So far, Playtex has received 99 reports of... read more

6 Weirdest Baby Keepsakes We’ve Ever Seen

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What's weirder: Necklaces made from babies teeth or baby butt molds (yep, baby butt molds)? While the jury deliberates (and I decide whether or not to send my mom a 24-year-old cast of my very own derriere), we rounded up the most outrageous keepsakes moms have turned to in order to... read more

The Mealtime Must-Have Every Baby Loves (and Every Mom Needs!)

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Between mealtime messes, starting on solids and teaching your toddler to hold silverware, you need a cool, super cute and fast way to feed, right? Meet oogaa, the silicone and safe way to feed baby in a way that’s designed for first-timers and toddler eaters (they’re safe on gums too!). What makes oogaa... read more

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