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Police Break Into Car To Free Baby Left Alone For 40 Minutes

It’s the story that is being replayed over and over this year. Parents either forgetting their kids in their vehicles and they die or parents leave them there on purpose and they are rescued by passersby. Both scenarios are sad, irresponsible and the trend needs to stop.

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RECALL: Dream On Me High Chairs Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Dream On Me, of South Plainfield, N.J., today announced a voluntary recall about 2,800 Dream On Me Dinah High Chairs

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RECALL: 14,000 Oeuf Sparrow Cribs For Repair Due to Entrapment Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Oeuf LLC, of Brooklyn, N.Y., today announced a voluntary recall about 14,000 Sparrow cribs because the slats/spindles and top rail can detach from the cribs and pose an entrapment hazard to a child.

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Infant Abandoned In Middle of Road After Horrific Rollover Accident

After a horrific automobile crash Sunday evening, Texas authorities are searching for a father who is being accused of abandoning his child, a 5 month-old boy, at the scene of the accident. The rollover accident occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. In Montgomery County.

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Arizona Yet to Have Law that Protects Children Being Left in Hot Cars

With ever increasing cases of children being left in hot cars, many States are coming up with specific laws that address the issue. But Arizona that has the nation’s highest rate of death rates of children is yet to be among the 19 states that are bringing in these laws.

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Bed Sharing Greatest Risk Factor for Sleep-Related Infant Deaths, Study Says

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of death of infants between one and 12 months. In fact, more than 2,000 infants die of the condition in the United States, each and every year. Though the actual “cause” is unknown, a new study now suggests that the biggest risk factor in such deaths is bed-sharing.

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Grief Stricken Parents Turn Their Hurt Into Hope For Other Children

It’s a subject that is painful to talk about, but one that so desperately needs attention. Every year, dozens of children die because of being left in the back of hot cars. This year alone, seventeen children have passed away. The year before that, the rate of children dying in hot cars was up 25 percent. The family of one of these children touched by this unspeakable tragedy is speaking out.

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5-Year-Old Left Alone in a Hot Car, Saved By Passersby

The amount of children being left in hot vehicles has increased steadily over the last couple weeks with 4 children dying and many being rescued and needing medical car for exhaustion. Despite the intense media attention the subject is getting parents are still leaving their children in their vehicles for long periods of time – risking their lives and safety. The latest incident took place Tuesday afternoon when a 5 year girl was spotted by some shoppers locked in a pickup truck for more than an hour in 90 degree heat.

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Infant Being Treated in Burn Unit After Fireworks Hits Playpen During Weekend Celebrations

This past Friday a 4-month-old baby needed to be airlifted to Akron Children’s Hospital after she was critically burned by fireworks during a 4th of July celebration.

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Toddler Saved By Discarded Box Spring

There’s an old saying that has been around for years, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” However, a discarded piece of trash in Delaware saved the life of a toddler early Tuesday evening.

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GRACO Expands Car Seat Recall To Include 1.9 Million Infant Car Seats

Parents should be aware that today Graco has expanded their buckle recall to include 1.9 million infant car seats manufactured between July 2010 and May 2013. After reports of harness buckles sticking Graco initially recalled 3,773,379 child car seats, spanning 11 models in February. Just 4 weeks later this recall was expanded to include 9 More Products; 403,222 seats.