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RECALL: IKEA Expands Recall of Wall-Mounted Lamps Due to Strangulation Hazard

IKEA Reannounces and Expands Recall of Children’s Wall-Mounted Lamps Due to Strangulation Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product Recall Date: April 29, 2014 Recall Number: 14-161 Units: About 3.5 million in the United States, 1.4 […]

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What’s New in Baby Gear & Registries

If you’re a fan of our book Baby Bargains you know that Denise and I regularly research and test up and coming baby-related tools. We couldn’t help but share two of them here. As baby wear grows in popularity, we’re seeing more options than ever before in the carrier category. Below is an excerpt from […]

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RECALL: Playtex Recalls Pacifier Holder Clips Due to Choking Hazard

Playtex is recalling 1.4 million pacifier holders because of concern that a small child could choke if a part of the clip were to break off.  Message to consumers: Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. Recall date: JANUARY 22, 2014 Recall number: 14-084 Recall Summary Name of product: Playtex pacifier holder clips Hazard: The pacifier holder clips […]

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The 411 on the Rise in High Chair Injuries

High chair injuries are on the rise, said a recent study in the journal of Clinical Pediatrics. A 22% increase in the number of high chair-related injuries was reported from 2003 to 2010. Media headlines soon followed causing, naturally, anxiety among parents with young kids. (At first glance, the figure was startling to me, too.) Don’t […]

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5 Gift Ideas for New Parents

We have good news and bad news when it comes to baby stuff for soon-to-be parents. The good news: There are many more choices for baby products than past generations. The bad news: There are many more choice for baby products than past generations. We’re going to briefly make some sense out of all of […]

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Freebies! Our popular freebies lists linked here

Our message boards are a great place to find deals, all generated from our readers (no advertising allowed). Here are the links: Baby Bargains: Freebies! Baby Bargains Coupon Discount Codes! The Baby Bargains Bargains Message Boards  

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West Nile Virus: 3D’s for protection

Mosquitoes are having the time of their lives this summer. And, in 22 states thus far, they are spreading West Nile Virus (WNV). With over 240 cases and a few deaths, this year may be the worst epidemic of WNV we have ever seen. This is pretty scary. But, the reality is that very few […]

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Graco to release new SnugRide infant seat for use up to 2 years, 40 lbs. as well as new booster, stroller frame

Safety advocates say you should keep your baby rear-facing for two years. The only hitch? Many toddlers’ legs get so long by the time they hit age two, they get scrunched up against the back seat. So parents end up moving their child out of an infant seat (and into a convertible) before age 2. […]

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New Deal of the Day site: Chicken Little focuses on baby gear

The folks over at Baby News (an association of indie baby stores) have launched a new deal of the day site at ChickenLittleKids.com. Past deals have included an Aprica Presto stroller for $110 and a Britax Boulevard for $250. Check it out!

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Learning Curve/First Years owner snaps up Boon, Bumbo distributor

The parent of Learning Curve/First Years, TOMY International, has snapped up Boon and Keen Distribution, the U.S. marketer of the Bumbo seat. Boon is probably best known for its Frog bath organizer, but the company has tried its luck with high chairs in recent years (the Flair) and various other kitchen gadgets for parents. Keen […]

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