Child Safety

Mum's Facebook Post About Baby Gagging On Teething Toy Goes Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has taken to Facebook to share the story of when her six-month-old daughter "choked" on the legs of a Sophie the Giraffe teething toy and the...

This Is What A Baby With Whooping Cough Sounds Like

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heartbreaking video of a young baby with whooping cough has received thousands of views, showing parents the devastating effects of not vaccinating ...

Rapping Babies Teach Parents First Aid Lessons

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK Parents

A child safety campaign has launched by The British Red Cross in response to findings that coping with sleepless nights and knowing what to do in an e...

Peter Andre Speaks In Court About Daughter's 'Burn'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Parents

Peter Andre has spoken in high court about finding a "horrific burn" on his daughter's back, allegedly following a holiday with her mum, Katie Price. ...

Family Lucky To Escape House Fire That Kills Their 10 Dogs

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heavily pregnant woman, her partner and her two children managed to escape a large house fire that tore through their home and killed their ten pet ...

Mum Fights Off Burglar After Waking To Find Him Stood Over Her Bed

SWNS | Rachel McDermott | Posted 14.07.2015 | UK Parents

A single mother has described the moment she fought off a burglar, while her two children were in the next room. Ffyona McKeating, 43, said she wr...

Volvo Introduces Controversial New Child Car Seat Concept

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 10.07.2015 | UK Parents

Volvo's new child seat design could revolutionise the way kids travel in cars, but parents and safety experts have posed a few questions about the con...

Boy Found Living In Pigpen Allegedly Left Unable To Speak

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.07.2015 | UK Parents

A seven-year-old boy was found living in a pigpen covered in dirt and is apparently unable to communicate with humans. The boy, currently being nam...

What (Not) To Do To Stop Your Child Getting Lost

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Parents

Losing your toddler is every parent's nightmare (and pretty much a reality as they enter that curious age). So if you're worried about them wander...

Father Asks For Advice After His 9-Year-Old Started Looking At Porn

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

A father of a nine-year-old girl posted on Reddit to seek advice from other parents after he found out his nine-year-old daughter was looking up sex o...

14 Ways To Keep Your Baby Cool In Hot Weather

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

You probably know by now that today is the hottest day of the year, bringing 35C temperatures to England, and the warmest weather since 2006. But f...

Father Blames Daughter's Violent Attack On Failure Of School

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents

The father of a 13-year-old girl who was caught on camera violently assaulting another pupil has blamed his daughter's school for failing to resolve t...

Loose Women Launch 'Say No To CO' After Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Deaths

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents

The Loose Women presenters are teaming up with Sharon Wood - the mother of two children who died due to carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday in ...

Mum Warns About Lyme Disease Symptoms After A Facebook Post 'Saved Her Son's Life'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents

A mum want to raise parents' awareness of the symptoms of Lyme disease, after she found "bullseye" spots on her one-year-old's temples, legs and arms....

Powerful Video Warns Of Hidden Dangers To Children In Homes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents

A video has been released to warn parents how dangerous everyday furniture items can be for their children. Released by the US Consumer Product Saf...

Parents Shocked As Children Let Complete Strangers Into Their Home

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Parents

A vlogger who conducts social experiments about children's safety has demonstrated that many children need refresher course on "stranger danger" after...

Ryan Reynolds Sparked Controversy On How He's Carrying Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Parents

Just like many other celebrity dads on Father's Day, Ryan Reynolds was pictured in a sweet Instagram photo with his six-month-old daughter, James. ...

Can You Spot The Boy Drowning In This Pool?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents

In a pool full of children, inflatable rings, and recurrent wave, a lifeguard was the only person who managed to spot a young boy who was close to dro...

Advice For Parents: What To Do If You Discover Your Child Has Been Sexting

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Parents

A new campaign has been launched by the National Crime Agency (NCA) to give parents advice on how to respond if they find out their child has become i...

Have You Experienced The Dangers Of The 'After-School Rush'?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK Parents

Casualties among children peak during the "after-school rush" according to the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT). As part of their annual Chil...

The 'Don't Talk To Strangers' Message May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Parents

The standard message we tell our children of never talking to strangers could be doing a lot more harm than good, a charity has revealed. The child...

Safety Of Child Car Seat Under Investigation After Toddler 'Flies Out' During Emergency Stop

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Parents

A Kiddu car seat has been removed from sale in two major supermarkets after a baby flew out of it due to a fault in the product. Stacey Tennant bou...

Would You Pose As Your Child's Friend To Snoop On Their Facebook?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Parents

How far would you go to check up on what your kids are getting up to on the internet? A recent study, commissioned by Irish Life, has revealed that...

An Open Letter to the Future Prime Minister

Emma Lindley | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Tech
Emma Lindley

I would like to call to the future Prime Minister to focus on the importance of this issue. In the next four years they could make a significant positive impact on the safety of our children, and enable industry to act responsibly but still thrive commercially.

Would Your Child Be Fooled By This YouTube Experiment On Abduction?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

One of the biggest lessons you teach your child is to never talk to strangers, but do they actually pay attention? A social experiment by YouTuber ...