The First Years Inc, a marketer of products for infants and toddlers, reported third quarter net sales significantly increased to $36.4m compared with $32.2m reported for the same period of 2000. Net income in the period ended 30 September 2001 amounted to $2.1m or $0.22 per fully diluted share compared with $1.8m or $0.19 per fully diluted share in 2000.