Tag: "Child Safety"

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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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RECALL: 39,395 Combi Coccoro Convertible Car Seats For Risk Of Chest Injuries

Today Combi USA, Inc. (Combi) announced they are recalling 39,395 Coccoro Convertible Child Restraints, model number 8220, manufactured January 1, 2009, to June 29, 2016.

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Cybex Steps Up The Infant Seat Game With The Cloud Q! {VIDEO Review}

Debuted at the ABC Kids Expo in 2014, the Cloud Q infant car seat by Cybex was awarded 2 innovation awards in the first 2 weeks it was revealed. Now available in the U.S., the Cloud Q is definitely a game changer for the infant car seat market, and it is currently the best seat available in the United States for newborns.

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Tips for Keeping Babies & Children Cool During Hot Days

The temperature is expected to be over 100 degrees today and much of North America is seeing a heat wave. As families continue their Summer adventures it’s important for parents of babies and young children to take into account that these little ones face unique, weather-related challenges.

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3 Deaths Prompts IKEA To Recall 35.6 Million MALM and Other Models of Chests and Dressers

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa., has announced the recall of all chests and dressers that do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).

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New GM Feature Warns Parents Baby Is On Board

The world is full of distractions, and forgetting something in the backseat of your car is normal. But if that “something” is a child, the results are tragic. On a hot day the inside of an automobile heats to furnance-like temperatures – hot enough that a child forgotten inside can quickly die. An average of 37 children have died this way every year since 1998, with the majority of those being under 4.

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Tommee Tippee RECALLS 3.4 MILLION Sippee Spill-Proof Cups Due to Risk of Mold Exposure

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with Mayborn USA Inc., of Norwood, Mass., has announced a voluntary recall of about 3.327 MILLION Tommee Tippee Sippee spill-proof cups because…

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phil&teds Recalls Dash Strollers Due to Hinge Issues

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with phil&teds, of Fort Collins, Colo., has announced a voluntary recall of about 870 phil&teds dash strollers(sold between August 2015 through April 2016) because….

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RECALL: Twin Go Baby Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with TwinGo LLC, of Mclean, Va., has announced a voluntary recall of about 4,160 Baby carriers because the…

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REPORT: 30,000 Calls Made To Poison Control Centers For Unintentional Laundry/Dishwasher Pod Exposure Each Year

Despite numerous warnings from safety organizations over the years, there has been an increase of nearly 20 percent in reports of children putting the brightly colored packets into their mouths, with serious and sometimes even fatal consequences, a new study has revealed.

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IKEA Issues Warning After 3rd Child Dies From Unsecured Dresser

Parents! If you have a toddler in your home – please secure your furniture! Secure your TVs and your chest of drawers. A new warning was issued this week by Swedish furniture maker IKEA this week after a third child was killed from one of their dressers falling on them.