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BMW recalls nearly 200,000 crossovers for child seat troubles.

A part of the system that secures child seats to the vehicle could be damaged over time, increasing risk of injury.

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Baby & Child Safety

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Nothing Worth Having is Easy: Preparing Your Home for Parenthood While Being Disabled

In life, we will all be faced with great challenges. Parenthood is by far one of the biggest, and when you’re disabled, it can be a terrifying challenge to take on. There are many things that you can do to prepare your life and your home for parenthood that will make you and your family feel safe and secure. Follow some of these tips and you’ll have a great start for when your new child comes home. General Safety When it comes to keeping your home safe for those that are disabled, and for a new child or children coming into your...

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Childproofing Your Baby's Bedroom

10 Steps to Childproofing Your Baby’s Bedroom

Your children will spend a lot of time in their bedroom, whether it is sleeping or playing, and we want the place they spend the most time in to be safe. The most important step in making sure of that is to supervise them, but there are several childproofing steps to take as well. So how do you make sure that your child's bedroom is as safe as it can be? Start With the Crib Your baby will start crawling generally between 6 and 10 months, and they will become capable of pulling themselves up within that same time span. Once they can pull themselves up from the...

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Child Safety Tips Around Water In Your Home

Child Safety: 5 Important In-Home Water Safety Tips

Being comfortable in your own home is obviously a good thing—that is, until you get a little too comfortable and let your guard down around these common child safety hazards. Because it can be so easy to forget to do the simple daily things that keep our kids out of harm's way, we have taken it upon ourselves to remind you of a few simple, in-home water safety tips. Some of these are likely things you have heard many times before. Others may be new thoughts or ideas for you. Either way, we hope you take this list of important child safety tips...

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Baby Gates

Top 5 Things to Look for in New Baby Gates for Your Home 

Crawling is one of the most exciting milestones your baby reaches. Watching them learn to get around on their own is beautiful and hilarious to watch. However, your baby's newfound mobility also presents a whole new set of risks for their safety. Potential risks and dangers are much more accessible to a crawling baby. Your child will easily venture near stairs, doorways, and hazardous rooms such as the kitchen. If you have pets, the risks may be greater. It's vital to ensure your baby stays in safe areas of the house that are free from danger. Properly outfitting your home with the right...

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child weather safety tips

Baby Safety Tips in Stormy Weather

As a new parent you will want to take baby safety precautions during stormy weather. Whether you're facing the storm inside or you have to take your baby somewhere in the car during it, you'll want to make sure to take safety measures. Here are a few tips to help you and your baby weather the weather safely.   Protection from Lightening If lightning is nearby, you'll want to avoid going outside with your baby or alone. A simple trick can tell you if lightning is too close to your location to venture outside. After you see the lightning, count the number of seconds...

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Sleep Safety

Putting Baby to Sleep Safely

As you already know newborns are delicate little creatures. In fact, human newborns can do almost nothing for themselves. From eating to burping, these tiny beings need help with almost every aspect of their lives. This includes finding a safe sleeping space and position for themselves. Because things such as suffocation and SIDS are very real and scary threats, it is of the utmost importance for you to learn how to properly put your new child down to sleep. The position, location, and surroundings of a sleeping child can make all the difference in how safe they will be during their...

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