Safety first. Everything else, next. Our moms probably used them for us. Back then, they were called playpens. Nowadays, we like to call them playards. Whatever be the name, playards can be extraordinarily convenient when you want to keep your baby safe while get a few things done. But there is a caveat. Of [...]
Just because they're toys, it doesn't mean they are all safe! Well duh! Of course not. That's just stating the obvious. We all know this. With the millions and millions of toys and games inundating the marketplace, it is inevitable that a lot of nasties are lurking there. But how often do we [...]
In the early days of parenthood, the bouncer seat or the bouncy seat can be an invaluable piece of baby furniture that will allow you to keep your baby close while you take a quick shower or have a quick bite to eat. Bouncy seats, however, do carry some risks. So here's a handy [...]
The safest place for a baby to sleep is in a safe crib. A safe crib is one that meets CPSC’s strong federal safety standards. This includes a clutter-free crib - meaning no pillows, heavy quilts, thick blankets, pillow-like stuffed toys or other large stuffed toys and no child carrying devices, recliners or sleep positioners.
When it comes to buying baby products, it's easy to become overwhelmed by the variety and sheer number of choices available. Fortunately, with just a little bit of homework, you can stay top. Here’s a handy list of things you should look out for.
There are no hard and fast rules as to what you should buy for your baby. The only real rule applies to safety standards. Whatever choices you make, however, never, compromise on safety. Make sure that the product you buy adheres to the standards set forth by the appropriate regulatory authorities - both federal and state.