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Playmat vs Playpen

2018-07-09T16:27:39+00:00February 19th, 2017|

Not very long ago, a friend, who is a first time mom, wanted to know if she should get a playmat or a playpen or both. That got me thinking - is one necessarily better than the other? Or do both have their specific uses and benefits? Well, in the end, Anne, of course, [...]

A grim warning

2017-09-06T17:24:10+00:00February 15th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Never ever, ever leave your baby unattended! A baby tragically died after being left alone on a changing table, but not because she fell off — Laci Lynn Taylor's 3-month-old baby passed away after suffocating on the table while unattended. According to Des Moines, IA, police, the infant rolled over, compressed her neck [...]

Honest Co.’s Organic Baby Powder Recalled

2017-04-17T11:50:25+00:00January 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Jessica Alba's Honest Company issued a voluntary recall of their organic baby powder due to possible contamination. In a statement on their website, the company said that the contamination was discovered during routine testing. Christopher Gavigan, co-founder of the company, said in a video posted on the company's website, “Possible contamination with some microorganisms [...]

Child Safety Group Names 2016’s ’10 Worst Toys’

2017-04-17T11:53:36+00:00November 17th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

Ahead of the holiday season, Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm shared its annual list of nominees for “10 Worst Toys of 2016," including a baby doll that plays peek-a-boo, a "slimeball slinger" and a Flying Heroes Superman launcher. According to the group, in the past two years 19 toys have been recalled for [...]

Sudden infant death syndrome: New safe sleep guidelines issued

2017-04-04T18:16:10+00:00October 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

At this week's American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) National Conference & Exhibition in San Francisco, CA, the organization present a new policy statement with updated guidelines to make an infant's sleep environment safer. "We know that parents may be overwhelmed with a new baby in the home, and we want to provide them with [...]

Study: Parents not following safe sleep advice for infants

2017-04-04T18:37:33+00:00August 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

Many infants are sleeping in unsafe positions and locations, especially if they are moved in the middle of the night, according to a new study. Researchers found parents are shirking safe sleep practices for babies even when being video recorded. “Although safe sleep messages have been emphasized for years, our data suggest that parents [...]

Ikea baby safety gates recalled: Can come unlocked, cause injuries

2017-04-04T18:19:38+00:00July 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |

IKEA PATRULL, PATRULL FAST and PATRULL KLÄMMA safety gates and safety gate extensions sold from August 1995 through June 2016 have been recalled. WHY: The locking mechanism can open unexpectedly, posing a danger to children and other consumers. INCIDENTS: Fifty-five reports of incidents worldwide, including 10 injuries that resulted in two concussions and cuts [...]

GM unveils new feature to prevent child deaths in hot cars

2017-04-04T18:40:13+00:00June 18th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

Parents think they would never forget their children, yet in a world filled with distractions, they sometimes do, and with tragic results. General Motors (GM) is introducing a new feature on the 2017 GMC Acadia to help prevent such tragedies. Much like a seat belt reminder, a warning tone will sound and a reminder [...]