Tag: "Child Safety"

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Swim Lessons Can Save The Lives Of Kids With Autism

A new study published this week in the American Journal of Public Health reveals some worrying statistics on deaths of children with autism spectrum disorders, commonly known as ASD.

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Study: A Child Is Injured Every Eight Minutes in Nursery Product-Related Accidents

Ensuring child safety should be a top priority for every household that uses nursery products, including infant furniture, gates, walkers, and equipment for transporting and bathing. These products are designed and intended to help parents raising kids, but can sometimes cause harm if not used properly or if they do not meet the US safety standards.

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RECALL: 697,000 Kids II Oball Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Kids II Inc., of Atlanta, Ga., has announced a voluntary recall of about 697,000 Oball Rattles because…

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RECALL: 540,000 Little Tikes Toddler Swings Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Little Tikes, of Hudson, Ohio, has announced a voluntary recall of about 540,000 Little Tikes™ 2-in-1 Snug ‘n Secure Pink toddler swings because…

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RECALL: 8,900 Pulse Performance Children’s Electric Scooters Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Pulse Performance Products, a division of Bravo Sports, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., has announced a voluntary recall of about 8,900 Children’s electric scooters because

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RECALL: 4 Moms Self Installing Infant Car Seat Due To Detach Risk

It was announced today that 4moms, in cooperation with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), has recalled its self-installing car seats manufactured between July 1, 2016 and October 31, 2016 because,

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Study: 40% Of Advertisements Depict Unsafe Sleeping Environments For Infants

Often when I’m looking for images to accompany our articles it can be a challenge to find one where a baby is in a safe sleeping space. Many of the stock photo companies have pictures of newborns sleeping on their tummies in overdressed cribs with pillows, blankets, and toys. All things that are recommended against by the American Academy of Pediatrics, parents are often inundated by many of the same images when magazines feature a celebrity’s nursery.

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Does Child Safety Slide When Families Travel?

A new report from the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children’s National Poll suggests that some parents may overlook safety risks to their kids during travel. Common safety measures like using car seats may be allowed to slide during taxi, Uber and shared rides. The poll also identified other risks, including preventing easy access to medications, cleaning supplies, and even weapons at the places these travelers were staying.

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RECALL: 29,000 GB Qbit Strollers Due To Collapse Risk

Aria Child, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), today announced a voluntary recall of certain older models of gb Qbit strollers, over concerns that they may fold during use, or pinch a caregiver’s hand in the folding hinge.

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Experts Urging for Restrictions on Codeine for Children, Touting Serious Risk

Codeine, an opioid painkiller that is often added to cough medicines and some prescription medications, have been given to children for decades. Unfortunately, some of those very same children have suffered from serious health complications because of the opioid drug. Experts are now urging for restrictions.

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RECALL: 29,742 Evolve Booster Seats Due To Child’s Ability Access/Loosen Harness Adjustment Button

The Evenflo Company, Inc. (Evenflo), along with U.S National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”) and Transport Canada are recalling certain Evolve 3-in-1 Combination Booster Seats, model number 34411700 manufactured February 26, 2015, to February 9, 2016 and model number 34411741 manufactured May 27, 2015, to February 9, 2016.