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While it's common sense that bunk beds should be safe before use, approximately 36,000 bunk-related injuries happen to children every year in the United States, according to Nationwide Children's Hospital. Most such injuries are from falls while sleeping or playing, which means they probably could have been prevented if safety precautions had been followed. Optimal safety involves not only ensuring that the bed is structurally sound and free from hazards, but that children are instructed on proper bunk use. In other words, jumping on the top bunk is not a good idea, nor should several kids hang out on the top bunk at the same time.
As a parent, ensuring your baby's safety is of utmost importance, especially when it comes to their sleep environment. Baby cots provide a secure and comfortable space for your little one, but it's crucial to be aware of potential hazards that may pose a risk. In this article, we will explore the top ten baby cot dangers and provide essential tips to help you create a safe sleep environment for your baby.
Singapore's government has done a lot in terms of financial support and incentives to encourage its citizens to have more children. They include the following
It is mandatory for children under a certain age and height to use a car seat. Singapore's baby car seat laws require the use of a car seat when travelling in a vehicle.  Taxis and ride-hailing services can face fines if they allow passengers to ride without car seats. This puts the onus on parents to ensure their children's safety.
As a new parent, selecting a baby stroller is a crucial decision that requires careful consideration. It's a purchase that you'll use every day and rely on for years to come. A stroller is an investment in your baby's comfort, safety, and mobility. With so many options available, it's easy to get overwhelmed, but it's essential to know what features to look for when shopping for a stroller. Here are the top 20 most important features a baby stroller must have.
When it comes to choosing a baby cot, the type of wood used can make a difference in terms of durability and overall quality. While both hardwood and softwood can be used to make baby cots, hardwood is generally considered to be a better option.
Bringing a new baby into the world can be one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your life. However, it can also be a daunting and overwhelming experience, especially when it comes to preparing for your little one's arrival. With so many baby gear options on the market, it can be hard to know where to start. That's why we've compiled a list of the top 10 must-have baby gear items that all expecting parents should consider investing in.

Little is known that pine is a softwood variant and is especially dangerous when built for baby furniture. Its softer nature and low wood density pose many risks for parents and adults alike. 

Read on to know why as Singapore’s No. 1 Solid Wood Furniture company, we are taking a strong Anti-Pinewood stance.

With breastfeeding recommended for newborns by practically every hospital and doctor, sharing the master bedroom with baby is almost unavoidable. Having baby in close proximity is a good thing. Newborns wake up every two to three hours to feed. Having baby close is convenient and less stressful for both mother and baby.

Getting ready to welcome Baby home can be overwhelming and most new parents frenzy over what to prepare, what to buy and what to buy first.

As a new parent, sleep is the part of your life that will be most affected. Every parent will swear that a happy baby is one who sleeps enough and has quality sleep.  Baby will grow up healthy and fuss-free too.  And when baby sleeps well, the parents sleep well too !

Keep your toddler close as you carry on with your day to day duties. Bassinets are portable and compact cozy, comfortable sleeping spot for your infant. Which model should you choose, and are bassinets even necessary? Read on to find out how it can make a real difference in convenience!

In 2011, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in America banned dropside cots. These cots were designed to allow easier access to the baby by sliding down the railing on one side, or both. Once a popular cot design, this cot is no longer manufactured and cannot be sold or donated in the country, with a long history of recalls. Why is it such? To build a dropside cot, a gap is formed between the mattress and railing. There were reports of babies becoming trapped and suffocated or got strangled in the gap.