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RECALL: 91,000 Alex Toys Infant Building Play Sets Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with ALEX Toys, of New Jersey, has announced a voluntary recall of about 91,000 ALEX Jr. Baby Builder, First Pops and First Snaps because small parts of the plastic toy building sets can detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

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Injuries from Stroller and Carrier Mishaps On the Rise

A new study published in Academic Pediatrics points out a growing number of accidents and injuries resulting from improper use of baby carriers and strollers.

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Baby Survives Boat Accident, Hour in the Water

A boat accident in Cocoa, Florida turned into a fight for survival when an infant was thrown from a capsized family boat and went missing in the dark waters.

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Baby Born at 24 Weeks Beating Survival Odds

Prayers and support from family, friends and even strangers have helped keep determined parents of an infant girl born at just 24 weeks gestation strong through difficult times. The tiny baby weighed in at only 1 pound 6 ounces when she was born on September 13, 2015, and doctors agreed her chances for survival were grim.

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Hero Dog Dies Shielding Baby in Baltimore House Fire

Baltimore fire crews were called to a fire in a two-story Baltimore rowhouse late Sunday night, arriving to find heavy smoke and fire belching from the first and second floors of the home.

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Experts Say the “Sugar High” in Children is Just a Myth

Every parent dreads the so-called “sugar high” that seems to come during every birthday party, Halloween, and Christmas. However, experts say that this phenomenon is nothing more than a myth. That’s right: a myth. Parents will say otherwise, of course, but the experts give a fairly convincing argument in a recent interview with Live Science.

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Paralyzed Toddler Finds Freedom in Homemade Wheelchair

13-month-old Evelyn Moore may not be the fastest kid in a wheelchair, but it’s possible that she’s the tiniest. Called Eva by her family, the little girl was diagnosed with cancer at her four-month check up. A nurse noticed too much movement in Eva’s hip and the doctor recognized a lump protruding from her spine.

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Michael Phelps Steps Out In Rio With His Family!

Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps and his fiance Nicole Johnson were spotted leaving Leme Beach in Rio with their baby Boomer Phelps on Monday August 15th 2016 after an interview with Today’s Matt Lauer.

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Baby on Board: Infant Born During Plane Flight

A normal flight on Philippine airlines Cebu Pacific suddenly had its share of drama when a passenger started having contractions and gave birth while the Manila-bound plane was still five hours away from its destination.