Preparing For Your New Baby
Preparing For Your New Baby

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  • New parents can become overwhelmed by the abundance of baby products on the market, and confused about which ones they actually need.
  • The list of essential items that parents need to buy before the arrival of their baby is actually quite small.
  • Other items can be skipped altogether or postponed until a later date.
Detergent pods responsible for thousands of child injuries
Detergent pods responsible for thousands of child injuries

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  • Detergent pods are responsible for thousands of child eye injuries and poisonings.
  • The highly concentrated detergent inside the pods is much more dangerous than regular detergents.
  • Detergent pods should be treated like other poisons and kept out of the reach of children.
Choking Hazards: A Little Prevention Could Save Your Child’s Life
Choking Hazards: A Little Prevention Could Save Your Child’s Life

Article at a Glance Food causes 60 percent of non-fatal choking incidences, with hard candy being the leading culprit. Only serve children food that they are developmentally ready for. Keep small objects out of the reach of children. You and any of your children’s caregivers should learn CPR and choking first aid. Did you know … Continue reading “Choking Hazards: A Little Prevention Could Save Your Child’s Life”

A Child’s Eye View: Childproofing Your Home
A Child’s Eye View: Childproofing Your Home

Article at a Glance Learn CPR and the Heimlich maneuver. Adapt your childproofing to suit the age of your children. Keep a list of important numbers by the phone in case of emergencies. Childproofing should start before you bring your baby home and continue until your children are well into their teens. Although good supervision … Continue reading “A Child’s Eye View: Childproofing Your Home”

Medications are the Leading Cause of Accidental Child Poisoning Deaths
Medications are the Leading Cause of Accidental Child Poisoning Deaths

Article at a Glance Each day 165 children go to the ER to be treated for accidental medication drug poisoning. Overdoses could be easily prevented by being more careful with how we store and administer medication. Make sure to keep medications out of sight and out of reach of children. Although the child poisoning death … Continue reading “Medications are the Leading Cause of Accidental Child Poisoning Deaths”

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