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Modern twist on traditional swaddling featuring a unique Arms UP design that replicates your baby's natural sleeping position, allowing them to self-soothe and preventing the startle reflex
Smart, universal and user-friendly, the Lascal BuggyBoard® easily fits to your pushchair, giving tired toddlers a safe and practical lift.
The right amount of light just where you need it for night-time babycare.
A roller blind style retractable baby gate that fits openings of up to 100 cms. All KiddyGuard gates meet and exceed current safety standards.
UV buggy sleep and sun shade that helps babies and toddlers to snooze happily when on the move.
According to a recent news story and survey, most consumers are confused and baffled by SPF ratings for sun cream and are not sure what the difference between UVA and UVB is (or the impact of both). According to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, who commissioned the survey, all manufacturers should unify the rating system so that consumers know exactly what they are looking for.
All makes perfect sense: in the UK, sun protection isn’t something we think about all of the time (even though we are often reminded that it doesn’t need to be hot for the sun’s rays to cause skin damage). However it looks as though we are heading for a scorching heatwave this week so keeping toddlers cool, safe and protected in the sun is vital right now.
Whilst sun cream is part of the solution, Australian entrepreneur and owner of our baby sunshades supplier Outlook, Eileen Slocombe has some additional guidance that can help.
“Seeking shade and covering up with UPF clothing and hats is the best protection available. In Australia we don’t like to take risks in the sunshine: we have learnt the hard way just how damaging exposure to the sun can be.”
“Seeking shade and covering up with UPF clothing and hats is the best protection available. In Australia we don’t like to take risks in the sunshine – we have learnt the hard way just how damaging exposure to the sun can be.”
UPF ratings are used specifically for fabric and directly relates to the amount of UV that is blocked out. So if you’re using a UPF50+ product, you know that 99% of UV is being blocked. Pram or car window shades like ours have a tested and proven UV block rating so they are a great idea for babies and toddlers.
Here are Eileen’s Top Tips for getting through the 2015 heatwave with a baby or child:
Having said all of that, make the most of the summer, enjoy the great outdoors – it’s perfectly possible to do so whilst staying safe.
Outlook sunshades for prams, buggies and cars are the only such products to be endorsed by the Skin & Cancer Foundation, Australia. Read more tips from the organisation here.