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