So how many of the Top 10 Baby Safety Hazards can you find? And DON’T look at the cheat-sheet below before trying!
September is Baby Safety Month. This JPMA (Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association) sponsored event is an annual, month long awareness program to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of the safe use and selection of juvenile products. The 2018 theme, Choose and Use, revolves around learning and teaching parents and consumers about how to choose [...]
Safety first. Everything else, next. Our moms probably used them for us. Back then, they were called playpens. Nowadays, we like to call them playards. Whatever be the name, playards can be extraordinarily convenient when you want to keep your baby safe while get a few things done. But there is a caveat. Of [...]
Just because they're toys, it doesn't mean they are all safe! Well duh! Of course not. That's just stating the obvious. We all know this. With the millions and millions of toys and games inundating the marketplace, it is inevitable that a lot of nasties are lurking there. But how often do we [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The safest place for a baby to sleep is in a safe crib. A safe crib is one that meets CPSC’s strong federal safety standards. This includes a clutter-free crib - meaning no pillows, heavy quilts, thick blankets, pillow-like stuffed toys or other large stuffed toys and no child carrying devices, recliners or sleep positioners.
When it comes to buying baby products, it's easy to become overwhelmed by the variety and sheer number of choices available. Fortunately, with just a little bit of homework, you can stay top. Here’s a handy list of things you should look out for.