Second hand children's gear to avoid

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Fri 1 April 2016

10 mins

Having a baby can be like Christmas! Lots of wallet saving pre-loved products are likely to get thrown your way from generous neighbours and family. But should you accept all the donations? Kate Browne, investigative reporter with CHOICE Australia, gives us a heads up on what second hand items to avoid when it comes to your child and their safety. 

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