babies, child health, children, safety

Maclaren Issues Statement About Recall

I'm sure many of you heard about the Maclaren recall that was initiated last week due to unsafe hinges that amputated the tips of children's fingers both in the US and in the UK. As a result, Maclaren recalled all of their umbrella strollers from 1999-2009. Last Friday they issued a statement to consumers. Although… Continue reading Maclaren Issues Statement About Recall

child health, children, health, health babies, Parenting, safety

Plum Organics — Recalled

Yesterday, Plum Organics, voluntarily recalled their Apple Carrot Baby Food in Portable Pouches with the May 21, 2010 best by date and with the following number on the bottom of the package: 890180001221. According to Plum Organics official release: Consumers can return any Plum Organics Apple & Carrot pouch-based baby food with the above “best… Continue reading Plum Organics — Recalled

child health, education, safety, schools

Back-to-School Backpack Safety Tips

Back-to-School is in full swing and not only are school supplies surely on your list of priorities, but your child's backpack and backpack safety should be as well. Dr. Sheeraz A. Qureshi, M.D., M.B.A., Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City suggests that parents consider function… Continue reading Back-to-School Backpack Safety Tips

bringing home baby, car seats, safety

Bringing Home Baby in a Compact Car

As gas prices continue to soar, more people are opting to drive more fuel efficient, compact cars. And that means parents need compact child seats to accomodate smaller space in their automobiles. Britax Child Safety Inc., a leading child seat manufacturer, has announced the addition of the Diplomat(TM), a compact child seat with True Side… Continue reading Bringing Home Baby in a Compact Car