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Researchers Say Co-Sleeping Increases SIDS Risk by Five-Fold

Co-sleeping hasn’t always been a hot topic. There once was a time when, among most cultures, bed sharing wasn’t just acceptable – it was the societal norm. Even today, there are countries in which co-sleeping is still considered the cultural norm. But in the developed world, the debate of whether or not to co-sleep is one that stirs heated conversations, both in person and on the internet.

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Infant found Alive in Backseat Hours after Car Crash

The guardian angels were definitely at work on Thursday keeping a baby safe. Eight hours after a car crash killed his great grandmother, rescuers found the 7-month-old alive and safe in the backseat of her car.

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Triaminic and Theraflu Products Recalled Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Novartis, today announced a voluntary recall of about 2.3 million bottles of Triaminic® Syrups and Theraflu Warming Relief® Syrups.

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RECALL: 50,740 Bugaboo Strollers Due to Fall and Choking Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation Bugaboo International, today announced a voluntary recall of about 50,740 Bugaboo Cameleon and Bugaboo Donkey Strollers because a button on the stroller’s carrycot/seat carry handle can become disengaged and cause the handle to detach, posing fall and choking hazards to young children.

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Fisher-Price Recalls to Inspect Rock ‘N Play Infant Sleepers Due to Risk of Exposure to Mold

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Fisher-Price, today announced a voluntary recall of about 800,000 Newborn Rock ‘n Play Sleeper™ because mold can develop between the removable seat cushion and the hard plastic frame of the sleeper when it remains wet/moist or is infrequently cleaned, posing a risk of exposure to mold to infants sleeping in the product.

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Five Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC to Sue Manufacturer of Nap Nanny

The CPSC announced on Wednesday that they would file a complaint against Baby Matters LLC, stating that their products; the Nap Nanny® and Nap Nanny Chill™ infant recliners, have been responsible for 5 infant deaths.

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Suffocation, Entrapment Risks Prompt Recall of 220,000 PeaPod Travel Tents by KidCo

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with KidCo Inc., of Libertyville, IL, is announcing the voluntary recall today of about 220,000 PeaPod and PeaPod Plus Travel Beds.

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Recall: 90,000 Graco Classic Wood Highchairs Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with Graco Children’s Products, today announced a voluntary recall of about 90,000 Graco Classic Wood Highchairs.

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RECALL: 1,737 Comfy Carry & OnBoard35 Infant-Safety Seats Due To Base Issues

Child-safety-seat manufacturer Dorel Juvenile Group is recalling 1,737 Comfy Carry and OnBoard35 infant-safety seats because they were sold without the seat base, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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RECALL: 46,000 Kolcraft Bassinets Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kolcraft, today announced a voluntary recall of about 46,000 Kolcraft Tender Vibes & Light Vibes bassinets.

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Target Recalls 264,000 Bunny Sippy Cups Due to Injury Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Target, yesterday announced a voluntary recall of approximately 264,000 Target Home Bunny Sippy Cup because the ear on the bunny sippy cup can poke a child in the eye area while using the cup for drinking, posing an injury hazard.

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New Car Seat that ‘Cocoons’ Baby Set To Hit UK Market

British engineers have unveiled a smart new car seat that cocoons babies in a protective shell in case of an accident. Called the Carkoon, the shell has ample breathing space and can also protect babies from a blaze.

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Two Babies Die Within 6 Hours While Sleeping in Unsafe Environments

While the co-sleeping debate has always been one that has been controversial, 2 infant deaths in Milwaukee this weekend raise new safety issues about unsafe sleeping environments.