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Beco apologizes for “culturally insensitive” baby carriers

Take a look at this carrier and tell us what you see: If you answered “culturally insensitive appropriation of Native American heritage,” then you’ll agree with the carrier maker’s apology post on their web page (since removed): We got it wrong. It was brought to our attention that we hurt some of our babywearing family. For […]

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Shopping for a baby carrier? Check out our new site

We’ve just debuted a brand new site that gives you our top picks for baby carriers: carriers.babybargains.com Check it out to learn our top picks for front carriers, slings, Mei Tai, backpack and wrap carriers! Congrats to Cat Bird Baby, Maya Wrap and BabyHawk for snagging the top spots!

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RECALL: Playtex Recalls Hip Hammock Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

FYI: In our book and on our web site, we do not recommend the Playtex Hip Hammock, which is the subject of this recall. We do recommend the Original Hip Hammock, not involved in this recall. U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Recall Date: December 19, 2013 Recall Number: 14-069 Playtex Recalls Hip Hammock Infant Carriers […]

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RECALL: Regal Lager Recalls Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

NEWS fromCPSC and HC U.S. Consumer ProductSafety Commissionwww.cpsc.gov   Health Canada   www.hc-sc.gc.ca FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 17, 2010Release #10-267 Firm's Recall Hotline: (866) 678-8940CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 Regal Lager Recalls Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission […]

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Lascal pulls M1 baby carrier off market after Bjorn lawsuit

The Lascal M1 baby carrier is no longer being sold in the US after a lawsuit from rival Baby Bjorn claimed the carrier violated its patents. Reader Anthea F. tipped us to this story—and it was confirmed by Lascal's U.S. distributor, Regal Lager, in an email to us today: Yes, that information is unfortunately correct.  […]

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