Inflatable car sear

Inflatable car seats

Volvo has created an inflatable child seat concept that will fold down easily and fit into a backpack.

Easter cuteness

Easter isn't just a chance to over-indulge in chocolate, it's a chance to deck your kids out in cute bunny-inspired gear.

The 'fourth trimester'

Yes, I know, pregnancy is only three trimesters, but in my opinion the postpartum period should count too.

The ultimate travel stroller

Product review

If, like me, you've just gone with a cheapie umbrella stroller as your default, you'll be amazed by this reasonably priced travel stroller.

Car seats recalled

Evenflo is recalling some of its car seats due to problems with a harness buckle.


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Win: phil&teds stroller

We have a phil&teds smart lux stroller valued at $599 to give away to a lucky Essential Mums reader.

Prince George

How to dress a little prince

Thanks to his style-savvy mum, Prince George will be decked out in some adorable clothes during the Royal tour.

Kelly Boateng

Baby sling warnings

The suffocation of an Australian baby has prompted warnings about the risks of using baby slings incorrectly.

Kardashian sisters

Kardashians kids' klothes

The Kardashians are looking to ensare a new generation of fans with the release of a collection of kids clothing.

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Goodbye amber necklace

I don't believe there is any reason why an amber necklace would relieve teething pain. And yet, I still use it.

Baby sleeping

Harmful white noise?

If a white noise machine is kept at full volume in a room with a sleeping baby, it may harm the baby's hearing suggests a new study.


Dermatitis link to wipes

Dermatologists are reporting increasing numbers of skin problems linked to using disposable baby wipes.

haven car seat

Review: Haven car seat

Have you got a toddler who loves to wriggle out of their car seat straps? Check out this strapless seat.

dummy recall

Dummies recalled

A range of Tommee Tippee dummies have been voluntarily recalled in New Zealand.


The Navigator

It's the kind of genius product that makes so much sense you wonder why no-one has thought of it before.

Stethoscope, doctor, medical

High chairs send kids to hospital

Every hour, on average, a child ends up in a US emergency room with an injury associated with a high chair.


Petition to recall 'apptivity' seat

An online petition is trying to force the recall of an 'apptivity' seat for babies.


Ipads for babies. Really?

How would you feel about parking your newborn in front of an iPad?


Baby monitors recalled

Angelcare Monitors is voluntarily recalling 600,000 baby monitors in the US and Canada after two babies died due to strangulation.

crash baby

Saved from harm by seat

A seven-day-old baby has emerged almost unscathed after a truck sliced through her mother's car.

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