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Ikea cribs and other brand crib mattresses: will it fit?

Reader Heather M. writes in today with a simple question: ​I recently bought the most current version of your ebook and I had a question about the Ikea Cribs and Mattresses.  Since you don’t recommend the Ikea Mattresses, but the cribs are slightly bigger than the average crib and therefore need a slightly larger mattress, […]

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RECALL: IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Risk of Entrapment

IKEA Recalls Crib Mattresses Due to Risk of Entrapment Recall date: January 13, 2015 Recall number: 15-059 Recall Details Units About 169,000 Description This recall involves IKEA VYSSA style crib mattresses with the following five model names: VACKERT, VINKA, SPELEVINK, SLÖA and SLUMMER. The involved mattresses were manufactured on May 4, 2014 or earlier. An […]

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RECALL: 4.7 million Graco strollers for Fingertip Amputation Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – News Release   Recall Date: November 20, 2014 Recall Number: 15-032 Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate Model Strollers and Travel Systems Hazard: The folding hinge on the sides […]

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RECALL: Evenflo Embrace car seats for sticky buckles

Manufacturer: Evenflo Company, Inc. SUMMARY: Evenflo Company, Inc. (Evenflo) is recalling certain Embrace 35 two-piece, rear-facing infant child restraints equipped with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. The affected model numbers include: 30711365, 31511040, 31511323, 31511400, 3151198, 3151953, 31521138, 46811205, 46811237, 48111200, 48111215, 48111215A, 48111218, 48111234, 48111235, 48111235A, 48111462, 48411391, 48411391D, 48411392, 48411504, 48411504D, 52911307A, 52921040, 55311138, 55311238, […]

| | Posted in Baby Bargains Blog, Car Seats (Blog), Infant Car Seats, recalls & safety |


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First look: Baby Appleseed launches “Eco-Chic Baby” as Babies R Us exclusive

(Baby Bargains exclusive report) Baby Appleseed, known for their cribs sold in Buy Buy Baby is coming to Babies R Us with a new collection under the name “Eco-Chic Baby.”  Exclusive to BRU, Eco-Chic Baby cribs will retail for $600-$700. Two collections (Clover and Dorchester) will debut in late October in two colors (slate and […]

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Breaking news: Crib maker Munire shutters Echelon plant, declares bankruptcy

Breaking news: Crib maker Munire shutters Echelon plant, declares bankruptcy. New Jersey based crib manufacturer Munire Furniture shuttered its Indiana factory on Friday, putting 100 workers out of a job and ending an ambitious experiment to move nursery furniture back to the U.S. To protect the parent company from the debts incurred by the Indiana […]

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Who’s got the best diaper bag?

We’ve launched a brand new site focused on diaper bags! Check it out here: diaperbags.babybargains.com What are your top faves? Comment below. 

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Need advice on the best breast pump? Look here!

We’ve launched a new site dedicated to the best breast pumps! breastpumps.babybargains.com Even if you are getting a “free” pump from your insurance, check our tips, picks and advice! Let us know what you think of these new sites—we’d love your feedback!  

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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: Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Recalled Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards

 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Recall Date: August 19, 2014 Recall Number: 14-258 Bexco Recalls Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards 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 Summary […]

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