Inclined Sleeper Deaths Are On The Rise

Parents, your baby may be at risk if you bought an inclined baby sleeper. On the heels of the huge Fisher-Price recall involving 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers that have now been linked with at least 50 deaths, another 700,000 inclined sleepers have been recalled—and the infant death toll is rising. Inclined Sleeper Recalls […]

Five Leading Causes of Child Traumatic Brain Injury

A recent study was conducted to determine which products and activities are most likely to be involved in traumatic brain injury (TBI) at different ages during childhood. Researchers used data provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that was based on more than four million children and teens treated at emergency departments only […]

Congenital Heart Defects Associated with Oil and Gas Areas

Maternal proximity to oil and gas well sites has been linked to congenital heart defects in babies. Children born to mothers living near oil and natural Gas well sites with intense activity have a 40-70 percent higher chance congenital heart defects (CHDs) compared to those living in areas of less intense activity, according to a […]

Lack of Transparency with Children’s Hospital heart problems

Secret audio recordings provided last month to the New York Times revealed that UNC Children’s Hospital, part of the University of North Carolina health system, showed mortality rates higher than the national average.  The hospital had been suspect for some time: children with complex heart conditions had been dying at higher-than-expected rates, and children with […]

Baby Dropped on Head – Hospital Apology Not Forthcoming

If not for the father filming the birth of his twins, the parents would probably never know that a doctor dropped one of the babies on her head.  Medical staff in the delivery room would likely not baby Morgan’s parents that she was dropped and fell a few inches before landing on the bassinette. She […]

Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Recalled

After reports of infant deaths, the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) on April 12, 2019 recalled about 4.7 million Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play sleepers.  Tragically, at least 32 infant fatalities have linked to this product since Fisher-Price introduced the Rock ‘n Play sleeper in 2009. According to the CPSC, these deaths happened after […]

DEFECTIVE TOYS: A THREAT FOR YOUR CHILD’S WELLBEING

Most parents and guardians are aware of the fact that children need and use different toys during childhood. It is believed that these consumer goods and products might be vulnerable to children in case there are manufacturing flaws or they contain dangerous designs. From parents’ perspectives, they typically rely on toy companies to design toys […]

MOM AND THREE KIDS INJURED IN ROLLERCOASTER ACCIDENT

Amusement parks are one of the most anticipated recreation spots for families. With rollercoasters giving an adrenaline rush to whimsical rides that take you to adolescence, everyone loves to go to amusement parks. However, sometimes these parks can be a total nightmare when accidents take place. One such incident took place on December 13th of […]

BOY KILLED IN A TRAGIC CAR ACCIDENT THAT BELONGED TO A SHERIFF

In November 2017, a tragic incident was reported where a boy was killed in car accident. According to the reports that emerged, it happened due to the negligence of Los Angeles County sheriff. The sheriff was driving a sports utility vehicle, who was said to be busy responding to a radio call of a shooting […]

XMAS TOYS THAT ARE HAZARDOUS FOR YOUR CHILDREN

When you are shopping for toys, safety is of utmost importance – and then comes fun! It is important that all toys are labeled correctly since they can be hazardous for children. To monitor the cause, World Against Toys Causing Harm, also known as W.A.T.C.H – a consumer safety group came into existence. The purpose […]

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