Tag: "Child Safety"

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North Carolina Deputy Rescues Children from Pond after Father Throws Them in to Drown

A North Carolina deputy just so happened to be in the right place at the right time this Sunday, and because of that, two children were saved from drowning. But this story also comes with a sickening twist…

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New Concerns Raised Over Hand Sanitizers

Hand Sanitizer has been the go-to for many people who want to make sure they can get their hands clean while on-the-go. Initially touted as god send for those who were looking to keep their hands clean while out, the popular solution has come under fire in recent years due to some of the compounds used in the formulation.

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Britax Issues Voluntary Safety Recall On Certain ClickTight model Convertible Car Seats

In cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Transport Canada, Britax Child Safety, Inc. announced today that it is conducting a voluntary safety recall on certain Advocate ClickTight, Boulevard ClickTight, and Marathon ClickTight model convertible car seats manufactured between August 1, 2014 – July 29, 2015

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Minnesota Mom Launches ‘Finnish Baby Boxes’ For Local Teen Moms

Using her knowledge working as a leader in a major corporation, Danielle teamed up with friends, family and co-workers to officially launch Babies Need Boxes, a non-profit organization focused on serving teen mothers.

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RECALL: Manhattan Group Children’s Elephant Activity Toys Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with the Manhattan Group LLC, of Minneapolis, Minn., has announced a voluntary recall of about 2,700 Snuggly Ellie Activity Toys

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12-Year-Old Saves Younger Sister from Drowning

After cooling off in their backyard pool, the Richardson family headed inside – everyone except 12-year-old Carin. She wasn’t quite finished swimming just yet, so she went back outside. But her 3-year-old sister, Jac’Lynn, managed to slip out behind her . . . unnoticed.

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Stork Craft Recalls 18,500 Crib Mattresses Due to Violation of Federal Mattress Flammability Standard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Stork Craft Manufacturing USA Inc., of Las Vegas, Nev., is announcing a recall of 18,500 foam crib mattresses.

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Parents Break Into Daycare After Baby is Left Behind After Closing

A mom is happy to have her baby safe in her arms after the daycare facility that looked after her son to locked up for the day – leaving the child in a crib unattended.

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Baby In Critical Condition After Being Forgotten in Hot Car For 2 Hours

It feels like an epidemic. Babies being left in cars for extended periods of time putting their lives at risk. Sometimes it’s out of convenience, other times parents truly just forget. The baby is sleeping quietly, they do something that is out of their routine or they just simply forget.

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Evenflo Debuts SensorSafe Technology To Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Each year hot car deaths take the lives of too many children. To help combat this Evenflo has debuted SensorSafe™ Technology which will generate a series of tones, reminding you that your baby is present in the vehicle.

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Woman Under Fire after Photographing Toddler with Down Syndrome in Washer “for a Laugh”

There are really cute things that babies do, crazy things that fascinate them . . . but as adults, we have a responsibility to ensure that those fixations and interests stay within the boundaries of safety. Apparently Courtney Steward had forgotten that very important rule. She also posted her lapse of judgement on Facebook for […]

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UPPABaby Recalls 79,000 RumbleSeat Bumper Bars Due To Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with UPPAbaby, of Hingham, Mass., is announcing a recall of 78,000 UPPAbaby 2015 CRUZ , 2015 VISTA strollers and 2015 RumbleSeats because the bumper bar poses a choking hazard

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IKEA To Provide Free Wall Anchoring Kit For Their MALM 3-4-6 Drawer Chests

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with IKEA North America, of Conshohocken, Pa, is announcing a repair program that includes a free wall anchoring kit, for their MALM 3- and 4-drawer chests and two styles of MALM 6- drawer chests, and other chests and dressers.

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Mother Starts Organization to Ban Supplemental Playpen Mats after Losing Son

We talk a lot about sleep safety, and for good reason! Unsafe sleeping habits have life-threatening implications for infants. But as Joyce Davis knows, it goes so much further than just following the rules and recommendations.