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Baby Girl in Stroller Dragged for Almost 100 Feet Under a Truck!

A four month old baby girl is lucky to be alive after the stroller she was riding in was mistakenly dragged almost 100 feet under a truck.

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Experts Compare Home Births to Not Using Child Safety Belt

Planned home births still account for less than one percent of all births in the United States, but according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rate has increased by almost a third from 2004 to 2009. This increase has experts concerned, and some are now speaking out about the ‘hidden dangers.’

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RECALL: 341,000 Playtex Hip Hammock Infant Carriers Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Playtex Products Inc., today announced a voluntary recall of about 341,000 Playtex Hip Hammock infant carriers because the buckles on the waist and shoulder straps can crack or break, posing a fall hazard to the child.

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One Child an Hour Treated for Highchair Related Injuries in the U.S.

As parents, we expect baby products to be safe. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case (take crib bumpers, for example). Some products are safe, but have manufacturing defects that cause them to be unsafe (as in the case of product recalls). Then there are the products that are generally safe, but only if used properly.

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Tips For Holiday Safety!

Every special occasion comes with new safety risks for little ones. At our house decorating for Christmas has gotten easier, but in the process we have learned a lot about keeping our kids safe during the holiday.

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Two Deaths Prompts Angelcare to Recall 600,00 Movement & Sound Baby Monitors For Repair

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Angelcare Monitors Inc.®, of Quebec, Canada, is announcing a voluntary recall to provide cord covers for 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads.

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Tips For Creating A Safe Nursery

Keeping your baby/toddler safe can be a tough job. They are fast, curious and want to grab anything they can get their hands on! Until they are about 4, a child’s inquiring mind can get them into trouble because they explore without concern of consequences.

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Baby Girl Survives after Car Crash Leaves her Underwater

A mom is reliving the horror of a car crash but calling it a miracle nonetheless because her four month old baby daughter survived despite being underwater for four horrifying minutes.

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RECALL: 89,000 Dorel Juvenile Child Safety Seats Over Improper Labels

Dorel Juvenile USA is recalling more than 89,000 child safety seats because labels showing how to install them could be wrong.

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RECALL: Thermobaby Bath Seats Due to Drowning Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with SCS Direct Inc, have announced a voluntary recall of about 7,500 Thermobaby Aquababy Bath Ring Seats

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RECALL: 56,000 Fred & Friends Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Easy Aces, have announced a voluntary recall of about 56,000 “Buff Baby” baby rattles because the rattle’s end cap can separate, releasing small parts, posing a choking hazard to small children.

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RECALL: 96,000 Jeep Liberty Strollers by Kolcraft Due to Projectile Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kolcraft, today announced a voluntary recall of about 96,000 Jeep Strollers because the inner tube of the tire on the stroller can rupture causing the wheel rim to fracture and fly off as a projectile, posing a risk of bodily injury and property damage.

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CPSC Recalls More Than 40,000 Infant Bath Seats

Parents check your gear! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has issued recalls for three infant bath seats citing that they fail to meet federal safety standards because they are unstable and can tip over, posing a risk of drowning to babies.