November 11, 2010
Baby Safety, Child Safety
baby monitor cords, strangle in baby monitor cords
The CPSC is warning parents and caregivers about the dangers of placing baby monitors too close to cribs, bassinets and play yards. Babies can and have been strangled by baby monitor cords.
Since 2004, CPSC has received six reports of infants who were strangled by baby monitor cords that were placed too close to a crib. In the most recent death—in March 2010—a 10-month-old girl from Washington, D.C., pulled a camera monitor into her crib and was strangled by the cord.
November 4, 2010
Baby Proofing, Home Safety Tips
accident prevention, baby proof your tv, tip over accidents, tip-over hazards
The CPSC recently urged parents to secure their TV’s, furniture, and appliances to prevent tip-over accidents. Between 2000 and 2008 there were nearly 200 reported deaths involving young children. Injuries and death can occur when a child climbs onto, falls against, or pulls themselves up on television stands, bookcases, dressers, desks, chests, and appliances. You can learn more here:
Anti-tip TV Strap