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Hey Dads, we hear you! Fatherhood is exciting and joyous and a crazy new world. Navigating the life of your baby or toddler is full of wonderful moments—and some hurdles. To help you clear and even avoid some of those hurdles, we have a safety game plan to share with you. Check out these simple safeguards for your little one:

1. Bare is Best for the safety of your baby’s sleep environment. Your baby can be cozy without the clutter. Never place pillows, quilts or comforters (…)

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[post_thumbnail]Beginning Feb. 28, 2013, manufacturers and importers of infant and toddler play yards are required to test their play yards to ensure that they meet new federal safety standards.

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[post_thumbnail]Nearly half of the infant crib deaths and two-thirds of bassinet deaths reported to CPSC each year are suffocations caused by pillows, thick quilts and/or overcrowding.

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Because of deaths and injuries associated with play yards, CPSC has started drafting mandatory safety standards for them. In fact, earlier this month the commissioners at CPSC voted unanimously to move forward with proposed rulemaking aimed at making play yards safer than ever before.

Play yards have been involved in about 50 deaths and about 2,000 non-fatal incidents, including 165 incidents that resulted in injuries such as cuts and bruises since November 2007. The majority of the infant deaths (…)

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Today’s recall of 20,000 Cozy Indoor Outdoor Portable Playard Tents Plus Cabana Kitsis a reminder and warning to all parents who use crib and play yard tents.

A 2-year-old boy from Maine was found hanging with his neck entrapped between the play yard frame and the metal rod base of the tent. The tent had been partly tied by pieces of nylon rope and partly attached by clips supplied by the manufacturer. The tent was tied to the play yard because the child was able to pop off the clips. The (…)

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