Warning: Does your kid’s lunchbox contain a Contigo Water Bottle?

Before your child goes to daycare or school, be sure to check the water bottle in their backpack or lunchbox: Contigo Kids Cleanable Water Bottles have been recalled because of a “potential choking hazard”. On August 27, Contigo, in conjunction with The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), has voluntarily recalled about 5.7 million water […]

Bubble Soccer or Concussion Balls?

Bubble Soccer has likely come to a park near you: players are encased in large plastic balls with their legs exposed, allowing them to move their legs freely. It’s a bit like Zorbing, a wildly popular activity that  people enjoy worldwide: they step into a large plastic ball and roll down from top of a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Safety 1st, Ready, Set, Walk! Walkers Can Cause Serious Injuries

Today, there is a growing list of consumers who have babies suffering serious injuries because of a fundamental flaw in the design of the infant walker in question: the Safety 1st Ready, Set, Walker from Walmart, Target, Babies R Us and other retailers. Infant Walker-Related Injuries: The Statistics According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, […]

Batman Projection Watches Can Cause Serious Burn Injuries

Batman Projection Watches, which children can use to project 10 different images onto walls and other surfaces, are extremely popular with small children, many of whom wear them for extended periods, including while they are sleeping. But, parents need to be warned that these watches have caused serious chemical burns to some children due to […]

Protective Barriers to Prevent Children’s Serious Burns Are Now Required for Glass-front Fireplaces

Gas fireplaces often come with glass fronts that may lead parents to believe their children are protected from burns they might receive if their children got too near the fire. But, the glass fronts, themselves, have caused severe burns to children who have placed their hands on the glass. As reported by officials with the […]

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