Tag Archives: child safety

Christmas trees and trappings can fan fire risk

Here are some expert tips from HealthDay News to avoid getting burned this holiday season.

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Group lists child car safety seats containing most and least hazardous chemicals

The CNN “The Chart” blog reported, “More than HALF of 2011 model children’s car seats contain one or more potentially hazardous chemicals, but the seats fared far better than previous years.

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Parents: Do NOT use car safety seats outside the car

The AP is reporting that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) “and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued separate but consistent” new recommendations about car safety seats and and children riding in cars. These new recommendations (see this and the … Continue reading

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Parents: Children younger than age 13 should ride in back seat of your car

The AP reported that the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) “and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued separate but consistent” new recommendations about the use of car safety seats with children. These new recommendations will require many families to change … Continue reading

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Parents: Use booster seat in the car until your child is 4 feet 9 inches tall

The AP reports the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) “and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued separate but consistent” new recommendations about child booster seats.

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If safer toys are on shelves this year, how can you find them?

In general, parents shopping for children this holiday season can be confident that toys on the shelves are safer than they have been in the past, at least according to a report by ABC News. The Consumer Product Safety Commission … Continue reading

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Choosing Baby’s Playpen – Safety suggestions to help avoid injury

A playpen can help parents get things done with the knowledge that baby can’t wander off or get into some sort of mischievous. But it’s no substitute for parental oversight. More Information:

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