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One of the best ways for parents to keep kids safe is to pay attention to news about product recalls. At Safe Kids, we try to make it easy for you. In case you missed them, here are the top 4 recall stories of 2019 and 3 tips on how to make sure the products you buy for your kids are safe.
Ready for the big game on Sunday night? You’ve probably got a list of things to take care of before everyone comes over to watch – get the chili going in the crockpot, wash (or don’t wash) your lucky shirt, be sure your favorite chair is positioned just so. But, when you brought home that brand new big-screen TV, did you make sure to safely secure it to the wall?
We have been working to keep kids safe from fireplace-related burns. Check out this blog by Monica Bollinger, a mom raising awareness about how to keep kids safe around gas fireplaces by sharing the tragic story of how her 11-month-old daughter burned her hands.
You may have seen stories in the news lately about the use of booster seats for children who weigh less than 40 pounds. Many caregivers struggle with the decision of when to move a child from a car seat to a booster seat and often place their children in booster seats before the child has outgrown the car seat.
A new report from Safe Kids Worldwide, Keeping Kids Safe Around Medicine: Insights and Implications, reveals updated trends on children and medicine poisoning and outlines steps parents can take to prevent incidents.
Our new infographic shares five things parents and caregivers need to know about kids and medicine.
Question 1: Why should I dispose of medicine in my home?
Answer: Disposing of medicines in your home can reduce the risk of children getting into those medicines. You can do this by disposing of medicines with a passed expiration date or with medicines you are no longer using. Regularly checking the medicines in your home and safely disposing of the ones that are no longer needed can help keep children in your home safer.