Bloom's Retro is sleek and stunning (but not in an over-the-top way). It's also made of solid wood with low-VOC finishes. The Retro ain't cheap, but at least it can convert to a toddler bed. $1,200 at giggle.com.
Last year we told you everything you needed to know about pending new federal LATCH regulations (making the lower anchor weight limits for a child plus a car seat 65 pounds); they kicked in this week.
The new baby room kits from Children Inspire Design (available in vintage, boho, nature, and forest friends themes) include three 11x14 prints, a set of wall cards, and easy make-your-own mobile and garland projects. Pre-order for $95 at childreninspiredesign…
The Ergobaby 360 carrier ($159.99) is Ergo's first with an outward-facing position (in addition to inward-facing, hip, and back options). It's now available for pre-order (shipping in April) at pishposhbaby.com.
Monte Design's comfy Como glider now comes in a natural latex version: no polyurethane foam, no flame retardants. Unfortunately, that kind of safety will cost you. It's $1,795 at sproutsanfrancisco.com.
Infantino is recalling nearly 200,000 Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe Coco the Monkey toys due to a choking hazard. (There have been reports of babies gagging or choking on the tail.) Visit cpsc.gov for more information, including how to obtain a free replacement to…
Baby Brezza's Cuddle Cradle helps hold a baby's head and neck properly during feedings, and relieves some of the stress on the feeder's arms and shoulders. $19.99 at babybrezza.com.