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better in theory than in practice - Updated May 01

Advantages: nice idea, fairly discreet retracted
Disadvantages: not suitable for all gaps, noisy and awkward, a tenacious older toddler can unhook it

... but still might be right for you. But read on. We chose this gate for 2 main reasons: - unusually narrow stairway and hall, a visting Mum's portable stairgate simply wouldn't fit - I liked the idea of it rolling up and disappearing when not i ...

Cazz 27.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Lascal Kiddyguard

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excellent but expensive

Advantages: Secure, safe, unobstrusive when not in use
Disadvantages: Expensive (£50)

We recently wanted a gate to keep my daughter in her bedroom. The door frame is relatively narrow (about 70cm) and a lot of the stair gates were too narrow. Instead we bought a Kiddyguard. This is expensive (£50) but safe and versatile. Its like a vertica ...

ahenry 18.09.2000 · Read full review
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Made my children more interested in the cooker!

Advantages: A good theoretical idea.
Disadvantages: Encourages children to look at the cooker. Easily opened by even small children.

A few years ago I won a set of household products designed to make my home safe and suitable for very young children, one item in the set being a pack of four knob guards for my cooker. I cook and bake a lot as it is a hobby of mine and my children have ...

ANNExTHExFLAN 06.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Clippasafe Oven and Stove Knob Guards

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An effective way to move tots from cot to junior bed

Advantages: Safety aspect, folds away
Disadvantages: Difficult to fold

It's a daunting time for parents when you realise it's time for the sides of the cot to come down. You know they are ready for it but it can still be worrying wondering how they will cope from sleeping in a cot to it suddenly having no sides on it and the ...

carlz2001 03.07.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Mothercare foldaway bed guard

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Drop Off Safely!

Advantages: Good value for money, nice guard, drop down feature is handy
Disadvantages: Tricky to put together in places

After Christmas, we decided it was definitely time for our son Harry to come out of his cot and into his single bed. Luckily, my parents had given us my old single bed to use, so we already had the bed and just needed to buy a duvet, pillows, and bedsprea ...

mummy2harry 25.01.2008 · Read full review
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