Archive for April, 2009

Food choking hazards and children:

What parents need to know:
Even nutritious items have shapes and textures that spell danger

Parents have heard it before, but it bears repeating: Food is the No. 1 choking hazard among children. Read the rest of this entry »

Car Seat Law – Arizona Requires Child Restraints

Arizona law requires that children in vehicles must be properly restrained. Title 28 of Arizona Revised Statutes deals with Transportation. Here are the statutes that apply to child restraints. I will either paraphrase or repeat the important parts of the statutes. Read the rest of this entry »

New Child Seat Safety Rule

New Child Seat Safety Rule

April 9th, 2009

There’s a new rule about child safety seats. As azfamily.com’s Tara Hitchcock explains, the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that kids sit in rear-facing car seats until the age of 2.

How to Avoid First-Aid Mistakes

Blunder: Removing anything larger than a splinter from your child’s skin

Why it’s wrong: Shards of glass, a pencil point, or other sharp objects could end up causing more damage coming out of the skin than they did going in  — they could deepen the wound or pierce a vein. Read the rest of this entry »

What a Childproofing Expert Will Do For You

Your home: You know it well, but no one knows it better than your baby will. Your curious little one will discover, probe, and test every nook and cranny. Even if you’ve read the books, gotten advice from everyone you know, and then taken all the precautions you can think of, dangers lurk below eye level. How do you make sure everything is safe and sound? Some parents seek the help of an expert. Read the rest of this entry »

Arizona Childproofers in the News

Arizona Childproofers in the News

http://www.kpho.com/video/17533959/index.html

Safety Agency Probes Girl’s Washing Machine Death

Kayley Ishii Courtesy MySpace Email

February 9, 2009

MISSION VIEJO —  A federal consumer safety agency says it has opened an investigation into the death of a 4-year-old girl after she climbed into a washing machine.
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Watch Your Kids Around Water

Missouri 3-year-old drowns in Gilbert pool Read the rest of this entry »

The Importance of Mesh Pool Fence vs. Wrought Iron

Boy drowns, sister survives after being found in pool Read the rest of this entry »

Safety Tips

1. Use childproofing products correctly all of the time. Train family members, babysitters and visitors how to properly use child safety items in your home to help ensure correct use, and continued protection of your child. NEVER leave your baby unattended on a changing table, sofa or bed. Read the rest of this entry »

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