Child Safety

Mum's Car Seat Warning After Toddler Sustains Life-Threatening Injuries

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has issued an impassioned plea for parents to keep their children in rear-facing car seats for "as long as possible", after her daughter sustain...

Grieving Parents Warn Families To Check Homes For This 'Silent Killer'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Parents

Two parents are determined to raise awareness of the dangers of blind cords in family homes after the death of their son. Maria Jose and Feliciano Sa...

Mum Films Daughter's Seizures To Alert Parents Of Little-Known Condition

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mum filmed her daughter having seizures to alert other parents how to detect a rare form of childhood epilepsy. Belen Sullivan Robbins said her daug...

Parents Are Letting Their Kids Drive Illegally On Public Roads

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Parents

More than a third of parents let their child drive a car before the legal age of 17, according to a recent survey. When asked the age of when they let...

Can A Simple Test Determine Whether Your Kid Will Be A Criminal?

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Parents

A simple test that claims to determine whether a child is going to take part in "criminal activity" makes a "mockery of parenting", a psychologist has...

Sam Faiers Criticised For Carrying Baby Paul 'Incorrectly'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Parents

Sam Faiers has come under fire from Instagram users for the way she carried her five-month-old son. The 25-year-old was pictured holding Paul in a bab...

Mum Warns Parents About 'Deadly' Dangers Of Cold Sores For Newborns

Caters News Agency | Amy Packham | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mum said her newborn baby "nearly died" from a kiss, after she was infected with a virus caused by a cold sore. Mum-of-four Lynette Clare, 35, was ...

Mum Defends Enticing Baby To Fall Into Pool

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has shared a video of her baby daughter floating unaided in a swimming pool after being enticed to into the water. Keri Morrison, sat her dau...

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...