Baby? Check. Car seat, pushchair and highchair? Check. Bottle warmer, nappy stacker and air purifier? Er… check?! (more on useful and useless baby products…)
Are you or someone you know expecting a baby? There may be more choice than you think about where to give birth – and it could affect the experience you have.
Since the 1930s, the Finnish government has provided a free baby box of essentials to help with the arrival of a newborn. What a brilliant way to ease the stress for new parents – should we have a similar scheme?
Before I had my first child, I’d never changed a nappy in my life. I’d certainly never considered what brand I should buy. But the results of our latest survey show the brand you choose can make a big difference.
According to a recent Halifax Home Insurance report, the black market trade in pushchairs is estimated to be worth £60 million. Would this make you invest in more security measures for your pushchair?
News came yesterday that Bumbo is voluntarily recalling more than four million Bumbo baby seats across the US and Canada – but not in the UK. So are these foam seats a public menace?
Americans celebrate lots of occasions, including the arrival of a new child. Do you think there’s a place for baby showers in our British celebrations, or is the increase in baby shower gift lists just another commercial ploy?
Helen asks: My daughter purchased a second-hand pram from a local shop for £180. When we started stripping it down to clean it, we discovered that the accompanying car seat is cracked and held together with tape.
Safety is clearly important to parents of young children. We publish safety ratings for child car seats, but should we stretch our safety ratings to other kids’ products, like pushchairs, too?
Wrist straps on pushchairs are a compulsory safety feature in Australia, and a new survey suggests British parents are calling for the same here. But are tighter buggy laws really what mums and dads want – or need?
Disposable or reusable? That is the question new parents ask about their baby’s nappies. They both have their pros and cons, but disposables have taken the lime-light – time for reusables to make a come back?
The baby market’s booming, with a trend for products claiming to help your child (and crucially, you) get a better night’s sleep. Can these claims be proven or are you gambling with your cash in the hope of a miracle?