Just days after sharing the story of a father intentionally leaving his daughter behind in the car as he shopped inside of a Home Depot, we hear of a family that has been left heartbroken after accidentally forgetting about their infant inside the family’s SUV.gr
Tag: "Child Safety"
The 1992 American Academy of Pediatrics’ “Back to Sleep” campaign has been a huge success, and has saved countless lives. In fact, the rates of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) has dropped by more than 50 percent since the initiative first began. However, the campaign is also being a big contributing factor in a whole new problem, one that has pediatricians carefully examining the heads of young infants during regular check-ups.
When you think “child abduction,” bad things probably come to mind, but this weekend, the term found a whole new meaning.
During summer, we hear more stories of child drownings and near drownings than we’d like. But this story isn’t about drowning at all! In fact, it’s a story about a very talented 16-month old girl, who, with her amazing swimming ability, has captured the virtual world by storm.
The joyride of two young boys came to a screeching halt after they wrecked the car into a metal post. Thankfully, neither of the boys were injured. However, the children were detained for a short time by the two Dutch officers that had found them.
The daughter of Yankee legend Joe Torre became a hero herself this week when she caught a baby boy falling from a Brooklyn building on Wednesday.
Since the 1930’s Finland has provided a maternity package to all new parents. These government issued cardboard boxes contain only a handful of items, but each and every necessity item ensures that all children, no matter what their family background, receive everything they need to be safely and accurately cared for.
While many are mesmerized by the ocean’s beauty, an OC family was reminded how dangerous the water can be when their daughter was swept away by the waves. Thankfully a beachgoer was close by to rescue the toddler.
If your children aren’t out of school yet, they will be very soon, and you know what that means! Trips to the beach, theme parks, nature trails, and even just your local city parks.
It seems like at least once a year, there’s an incident where a stroller has rolled out onto a subway track. Earlier this week, yet another occurred at the West Philadelphia train station.
With the summer fast-approaching, families will be heading out for carnivals, theme parks, amusement parks and malls. At each of those locations, children will hop onto roller coasters, bumper car rides, and carousels; more than 4,000 of them will likely suffer from some sort an injury, a new U.S. study says.