Category Archives: Injuries to Children

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Do You Know the School Bus Safety Laws in Your State?

Within the last week, there have been multiple fatal school bus accidents in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Mississippi and Florida. Children were hit while crossing the street to board their buses and while waiting at bus stops. Although school buses are considered the safest vehicles on the road by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), how effective are the laws surrounding…
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CPSC Sues Manufacturer of Stroller Linked to Almost 100 Injuries

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is taking the unusual step of forcing a manufacturer to recall a product. Britax, a worldwide manufacturer of children’s products, is being sued by the CPSC over its three-wheeled jogging strollers. According to the CPSC, it has received more than 200 complaints involving the product since 2012. Complaints suggest the front wheels can…
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If you’re a new parent or have ever taken care of a baby before, you know they like to put stuff in their mouths and drool all over the place. Parents are reacting with shock after finding colonies of mold growing inside their child’s Sophie the Giraffe teething toy. The baby’s saliva gets inside the toy and creates a dark,…
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Are Car Seats Less Safe for Children Wearing Winter Coats?

The weather outside is frightfully cold, and you want to make sure your young daughter is warm for the ride to Uncle David’s for fireworks. So, you pack the child into a thick winter coat, cover her head and ears with a festive hat and start tucking her into her car seat. STOP. Your child’s car seat is meant for…
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Why is This Organization Calling for More Water Safety and Drowning Prevention?

Earlier this month, a 2-year-old child fell down a set of steps, into the water at Lake Travis and drowned. First responders attempted to revive the toddler and even used advanced life support measures for approximately an hour, but the toddler died. This tragedy is exactly what Colin’s Hope, an Austin organization focused on water safety and drowning-prevention, is trying…
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