Child Safety

Parents Warned About Urgent Recall Of Five Car Seats

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Parents

Parents have been warned to stop using certain car seats "immediately" amid safety fears. Argos issued an urgent recall of five products that are manu...

Family Share Shocking Image Of Toddler's Injuries To Warn Of Dog Attack Danger

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: This article contains a graphic image of a facial injuries. A shocking image of the injuries sustained by a three-year-old boy who was maule...

Mum's Shock After Car Running Red Light Narrowly Misses Daughter

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Parents

The shocking moment a speeding car ran a red light and nearly hit a child crossing the road has been caught on CCTV. Katie Jennings and her two daught...

Terrifying Moment Dad Saves Son From Falling Out Of Rollercoaster

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Parents

A dad saved his son from falling out of a moving rollercoaster carriage when his seatbelt "came apart" mid-ride. Delbert Latham captured on camera the...

3-Year-Old Demos Recovery Position, Puts Us All To Shame

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Parents

A three-year-old has proven you're never too young to learn the basics of first aid. Some of us might have to rack our brains back to our school years...

Parents Urged To Vaccinate Against This 'Highly Infectious Illness'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Parents

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) as it has been revealed approximately 24,000 kids miss ou...

Mum Issues Cycle Helmet Warning After Fall From Bike Nearly Killed Son

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: This post contains graphic post-surgery images. A mum has shared photos of her son with surgical staples in his head following a near-fatal ...

'Booster Seat Ban': What Parents Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Parents

Stricter rules for children's booster seats will come into force later this year, limiting the use of backless booster seats to older children. Under...

How To Spot Common Childhood Food Allergies

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Parents

Childhood food allergies are on the increase and are fast becoming a "modern epidemic", according to a national charity. Almost one in 12 young childr...

IKEA Reissues Warning After Third Child Killed By Toppling Furniture

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents

Parents have been urged to ensure all IKEA Malm chest of drawers are secured to a wall, after a third child has been killed by a toppling dresser. IKE...

There Are 11 Things In This Room That Could Harm A Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents

A new video challenges parents to spot 11 potential risks for a baby or toddler in a living room. Viewers are given five seconds to name all the hazar...

Mum Pleads For Parents Not To Bring Dogs To School For Important Reason

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mother is urging parents not to bring their dogs into school because it could cause her son to have an anaphylactic shock. The mum, from Sleaford, a...

Boy Slices Fingers Off On Fence, Parents Had To Go Find Them

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: this article contains graphic images. A mum whose 10-year-old son sliced his fingers off while climbing a fence had to go back to the scene ...

Sleep-Deprived Teens 'More Likely To Drink Drive'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Parents

Teenagers who sleep for just four hours a night are three times more likely to drive drunk and engage in "reckless" behaviour, a study has found. Thos...

Child 'Lost' In Shopping Centre Ignored By Thousands Of People

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Parents

A 'lost' child, stood alone for eight hours in the middle of the bustling Queen Street Mall in Brisbane, Australia, was offered help by just 21 people...

Child 'Lost' In Shopping Centre Ignored By Thousands Of People

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Parents

A 'lost' child, stood alone for eight hours in the middle of the bustling Queen Street Mall in Brisbane, Australia, was offered help by just 21 people...

Mum's Brilliant Invention Keeps Kids Safe In The Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Parents

Cooking with toddlers can be hard work as you have to constantly keep an eye on what they're doing. Kim Johnson, 48, realised kids and kitchens don't...

IKEA Recalls Kids' Costume Over 'Strangulation' Fear

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Parents

IKEA has recalled a bat cape costume sold in the UK over concerns it could injure or "strangle" children. The Swedish retailer said it had received re...

Mum's Brave Warning About The Importance Of Whooping Cough Vaccination

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Parents

Cormit'If I could turn back time I would protect myself.' Cormit's baby has contracted Whooping Cough. Watch this clip to hear the first-time mum brav...

Tummy Time Can Help Protect Babies From This Little Known Condition

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mother whose son was diagnosed with plagiocephaly - also known as "flat head syndrome" - has opened up about the little-known condition in a bid to ...

Mum Warns About Pins Found In Public Changing Mat

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has warned parents to carefully check public changing mats before laying their baby down, after her son was hurt by drawing pins. Hayley Turner,...

Shocking Image Of Toddler's Second-Degree Burns From Portable Radiator

PA Real Life | Amy Packham | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: some readers may find the images below graphic. A mother has released a shocking image of the burns her toddler received from a portable rad...

Girl, 5, Partially Paralysed After Practising Gymnastics At Home

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Parents

An at-home gymnastics session took a devastating turn when a five-year-old girl suffered spinal injuries that left her paralysed from the waist down. ...

Girl Suffered 'Horrendous' Injuries After Aeroplane Airbag Exploded

PA Real Life | Amy Packham | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: some readers may find the images below graphic. A four-year-old girl was left with "horrendous" injuries after an aeroplane airbag exploded ...

Antibiotic Resistance In Children Could Render Some Treatments 'Ineffective'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Parents

Antibiotic resistance in children with urinary infections is high, which means some antibiotics may become ineffective as treatments, a new study sugg...