KidSafe Blog

Kids Jewelry May Contain Toxic Metal

Just when you thought China had cleaned up its manufacturing act a new threat emerges. A report released in 2010 documents that some Chinese manufacturers have been using Cadmium at very high levels in children's jewelry.  Cadmium which can cause cancer is even more harmful than the well-known damaging affects of lead in products.  Make [...]

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Millions of Cribs Recalled By Consumer Product Safety Commission

A massive recall of Stork Craft drop-side cribs was announced in 2009 because they have caused infant entrapment and suffocation.    Make sure you check the brand that you have,  the StorkCraft brand is sold under different names. Below is a list of articles with the details.Links:Article 1Article 2Article 3

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Dangers Of Sleeping With Your Infant

A recent study reported that the incidence of the death of infants who sleep in their parents bed has risen sharply in the last decade.  Many parents cannot resist the urge to bond with their baby while sleeping, or find it easier to attend to an infants needs if they are nearby.  This carries certain [...]

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Importance of Window Blind safety

I came across a cute video from the Window Covering Safety Council.  It features 'Super Baby' who discusses window safety in a fun way. LinkAlso, here is a link to the window safety products available on the market.

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Downhill Sledding Can Be Dangerous for Toddlers

Infants and toddlers under the age of 2 should not participate in downhill sledding or tobogganing, even as a passenger accompanied by an adult.  The risks are many for a fragile young child of that age.  It is better to take your child for rides by pulling them on a sled or snow disk on [...]

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Product Recall Awareness

The recent spate of toy recalls is indicative of lax quality control at some manufacturers of products for children.  There are many product recalls every month, many of which go underpublicized. Product recalls are published by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, and by manufacturers, but these notices may go unseen by most consumers. It falls to parents [...]

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The Poison You Put In Your Mouth, The Dangers Of Toothpaste

Of all the poisons parents keep in their house, toothpaste would never come to mind. That’s right, toothpaste. We frequently get questions from parents wondering why this item is listed as a hazardous substance to children. Here’s why. The active ingredient in nearly all toothpaste is some form of Sodium Fluoride, a toxic poison. About [...]

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Keeping Your Children Safe on Halloween

Halloween can be a fun holiday for kids. What's your child going to be?  A princess, a power ranger, a super stealth Ninja? Or maybe something really scary, like Grandma in curlers. Whatever the character, in a few short days the community will come alive with little creatures of all sorts out having fun. But [...]

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Who Is The Best Baby Gate Manufacturer?

There are a lot of Baby Gates on the market from a multitude of different manufacturers. If you are shopping for one, it may be confusing sorting out which company offers the best quality gates. The simple answer is KidCo. They offer the highest quality, best rated, and largest selection of baby gates and extensions in the industry.KidCo [...]

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Car seats are often installed incorrectly

A simple act together with a simple piece of equipment can do wonders. There are children who have been involved in vehicular collisions and different accidents but have survived it all because of the safety provided by car seats. However, just as high as these numbers are, there is also an alarmingly rising number of [...]

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