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Can Evenflo’s new children’s car seat prevent hot car deaths?

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Every summer when temperatures spike, the news is rife with stories of babies and young children who are left in hot cars and die. Last year, 31 children died. So far 10 have died this year. On average, 37 children die in hot cars a year. These deaths… [Read More]
Categories: Gear

How one San Francisco company plans to help save the lives of 1 million babies

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A simple yet smartly designed sleeping bag has helped save the lives of over 150,00 vulnerable babies in developing countries. The Embrace warmer is essentially a portable, low-cost incubator that can keep a premature or low-weight baby warm in the the… [Read More]
Categories: Gear, Social impact

Beer bottle for babies: Bad product fail?

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Double-takes are guaranteed when your baby starts knocking back his milk in a bottle designed to look like a beer bottle. The online retailer Perpetual Kid that makes “Naps Suck” onesies, wine glass-shaped zippy cups and buck teeth pacifiers will s… [Read More]

Tasteless toys: What not to give your kids for Christmas

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You’ve made your list and checked it twice, but please let’s hope you aren’t planning to get any of these toys for your kids. We’ve put together this list of inappropriate and obnoxious toys to give you all a good laugh.  Many of these items w… [Read More]

Ouch! Graco recalls 4.9 million strollers due to finger amputation risk

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Graco Children’s Products announced a recall of nearly 5 million strollers today, after six reports of fingertip amputations when a child put a finger in the side hinge. In an announcement posted on its website Graco said: Over the past 60 years, saf… [Read More]
Categories: Gear, Recalls

Is this new mom invention the most brilliant kids’ product ever?

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There are certain things in life that are downright difficult to do. Pole-vaulting. Giving a cat a bath. Landing a quadruple jump in ice skating in perfect form. Finding a parking spot in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood on a Friday night. … [Read More]

Britax recalls strollers due to finger injuries

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission and popular car seat and stroller manufacturer Britax have announced a voluntary recall of about 225,000 strollers due to significant finger injuries in the folding mechanism. The recalled strollers include the B-… [Read More]

High chair injuries on the rise

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Parents take note: A high chair is a great place for a kid to enjoy a bowl of mac and cheese but this popular baby gear item can be dangerous when not properly used. A new study finds that the number of children visiting the emergency room for high cha… [Read More]