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#20daysofgiveaways Day 12: Win A Retractable Safety Gate from Dreambaby



There are a number of concerns for parents of babies and toddler especially when they start being able to crawl and walk and you can't turn your back for one second without them trying to climb the stairs or sneak into the kitchen. Buying a safety gate is top of the list along with safety plugs and cupboard locks. 

Dreambaby® is an international child safety brand, based in Australia who have recently launched in the UK and this autumn are introducing its lightweight yet durable Retractable Safety Gate. When I was asked to review this safety gate I was rather intrigued as it sounded fantastic and I loved the concept of being able to move it around the house. 

The safety gate is designed to fit across openings of up to 140cm and retracts back neatly to almost nothing! This makes it far easier for parents and the rest of the family to move around the home without a gate in the way and also cutting down on hazards. We decided to install ours in Amelia's Nursery as we already have gates set up on the stairs and in the living room. I have to be honest and say it did take a while to put together as you require a drill which is one downside of the gate however the pro's definitely outweigh this. 

The gate is made with a mesh barrier which rolls back onto itself when not in use saving a lot of valuable space! Available in a choice of white of black to fit in with your decor. We opted for white as our home is neutral. 

Pros
Saves valuable space
Can use outside if needed
Extremely lightweight
One-handed opening system.
Great for grandparents house as can remove when little one is not there
Can install fittings at top and bottom of the stairs and remove easily when needed

Cons
Drill needed for fixing to wall 
Not particularly great if renting and can't insert holes into the walls
Can take a while to get used to if you have been using point pressure gates

Overall I am very impressed with this gate even though I did need some help to put it up and after I finally figured out how to get the instructions out of the gate as it was wrapped up inside it didn't take too long then to get it up on the wall. I would recommend this safety gate to every parent as an alternative to the usual frame baby gates to save space in the house. 

You can find out more information on the Dreambaby Retractable Safety Gate on their website and can also purchase one of your own for £69.99 here

Dreambaby are very generously giving away a retractable safety gate to one of our readers! All you need to do is enter via the rafflecopter below! This giveaway will close on December 20th 2013 and the winner will be announced on Facebook. Good luck! 
a Rafflecopter giveaway

*Disclosure: We were sent this product for the purpose of a review. All views and opinions expressed are as always 100% honest and entirely my own.

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54 comments

  1. The one handed system would be great for us as I'd use it on the stairs and always have an issue when I've got Ava in one had and trying open the gate with the other.

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  2. I like the way they tuck away really neatly when they're not in use.

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  3. Like that you can use it outside x

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  4. One-handed opening system - great as a new mum always has her hands full!

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  5. it doesn't take up space when not in use

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  6. I like that it fits a wider than standard opening so would be perfect in our new kitchen which is semi open plan

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  7. the ease of use is fab. with small children in your arms its hard to master the normal style

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  8. I like that it opens to the width of the door/hallway as normal gates tend to be narrow :)

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  9. One-handed opening system - very handy

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  10. that you only need one hand to open

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  11. Very large can fit in non-standard size doorways! Brilliant :) xx

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  12. one handed opening

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  13. I like the one-handed opening system.

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  14. There are many benefits of this for me as I have grip problems with my hands and cant carry anything heavy. The one handed system would be really good for me and I love how it is lightweight but secure.

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  15. one handed opening function

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  16. I like that it can be used one handed :) x

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  17. I like the way it tucks away when not in use.

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  18. Being retractable means there's no open door getting in the way or for little one to bump into.

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  19. christine shelley12 December 2013 at 14:06

    its lightwieght and can be easily put away

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  20. it hides away when not using :)

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  21. Looks like a good solution for a small house - other gates tend to be quite imposing in a small space!

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  22. The one hand opening and it can be removed easily

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  23. The one handed opening sounds handy, especially if you've got a baby in the other arm.

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  24. The one handed system , would be so handy with a toddler and newborn victoria nicholls

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  25. love the retractable system,no more climbing over!!

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  26. One-handed opening system

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  27. That you don't have to see when not using it. x

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  28. That it can be used outside.

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  29. I like it for 3 reasons, its not in the way when its open, the floor is free from tripping-traps and it can be used for any width x

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  30. I love that it can fit any width and not necessarily a doorway - I would use it to shut off the cooking bit of the kitchen from the dining bit.

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  31. that it can be used outside

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  32. the one-handed opening system is so handy

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  33. i like that its fully adjustable, our stairs are a awkward size and a fixed babygate wont fit

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  34. That it's lightweight, some are pretty bulky!

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  35. I like that it can be used outside, ideal for keeping little ones away from BBQs in the summer :)

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  36. The one handed opening makes it a lot easier
    (kim neville)

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  37. The fact it doesn't take up room when you're not using it

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  38. Retracts to almost nothing when not in use!

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  39. the fact that its fully adjustable! our stairgate is too wide for our stairs so we're got it in a doorframe!

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Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a comment. I love reading them all and will try my best to answer all of your questions. If you would like to contact me for a quicker response please feel free to tweet me at (@ohsoamelia_blog) or email me. Kerry