Archive for January, 2011

Recall Notice - Strollers

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

“sport v2″ and “classic v1″ Strollers by phil&teds

Joint Recall with phil&teds, Health Canada, and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC)

Full Product Description

This recall involves phil&teds “sport v2″ and “classic v1″ strollers, which are foldable and have 3 wheels.

  • Sport v2 strollers have “SPv2″ printed on the wrist safety strap attached to the stroller handle. They can be identified by serial numbers between 0308/0001 and 0510/0840.
  • Classic v1 strollers have “E3C” printed on the wrist safety strap attached to the stroller handle. They can be identified by serial numbers between 0308/0001 and 0510/0906.

This recall does not affect sport v1, classic v2, dash, hammerhead, explorer or vibe inline buggies.

Hazard Identified

The stroller’s hinge mechanism poses a potential fingertip amputation and laceration hazard to the child or adult when the consumer is folding and unfolding the stroller.

phil&teds has received 3 reports in the United States of parents catching their fingers in the main hinge of their strollers. Worldwide, there have been an additional 6 reports of incidents.

Neither Health Canada nor phil&teds has received any reports of incidents or injuries in Canada.

For more safety tips, visit Health Canada’s publication on Next link will take you to another Web site Strollers and Carriages.

Corrective Action

Consumers should use caution when opening or closing the stroller. Consumers are instructed to contact phil&teds to receive a free hinge cover.

For more information, consumers may contact phil&teds at 1-877-432-1642 or by visiting Next link will take you to another Web site phil&teds recall website.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Next link will take you to another Web site Commission’s website.

Number Sold

Approximately 7,251 of the recalled strollers were sold at specialty children’s stores and online in Canada.

Approximately 22,000 were sold in the United States.

Time Period Sold

The recalled products were sold from April 2008 to January 2011.

Manufactured in China.


phil&teds of New Zealand


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BabyView welcomes…

Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

Congratulations to Dave and Jennifer on their beautiful baby girl Reajeane Faye.

Thank you so much for the amazing experience!  Seeing our little girl moving in 3D was so incredible.  Once again we would like to thank you and we will continue to recommend this truly amazing experience to our friends and family.
Chris, Tina and Mackenna Alldread


Congratulations to Cindy and Mike who welcomed their son into the world on December 19th.


Congratulations to the Fenton Family from Oshawa on their sweet little boy!  Welcomed by mom, dad and big brothers Liam and Brayden.


Friday, January 21st, 2011

A baby’s first year is full of many changes and challenges for baby and parent. Being a parent is one of life’s great adventures - an ongoing one of surprises, setbacks, discoveries and rewards. Come with your baby to Babyville. Share your experiences with other parents.

Babyville is a series of group sessions for parents of children ages 0-6 months

Chosen by you, topics commonly discussed include:

  • adjusting to parenthood
  • growth and development
  • play
  • nutrition
  • infant dental care
  • parenting
  • healthy sexuality
  • safety
  • immunization
  • anything else you wish to discuss

All groups are facilitated by a Durham Region Public Health Nurse

For further information and registration, phone the Durham Region Health Department at
905-668-7711 or 1-800-841-2729 email*

*Please provide the following information for email registrations: full name, full address, phone number, baby’s name and date of birth & parent’s date of birth.

Free Prenatal Classes in Durham Region

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Babyview 2011

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

Welcome to our blog and a new year 2011 begins with a fresh start!  Hope you continue to enjoy our blog posts as we enjoy writing them for you!

Have a wonderful 2011!