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Rear-Facing Car Seats Protect Tots in Crashes From Behind: Study

TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Rear-facing car seats provide effective protection for children in rear-end crashes, researchers say. Previous studies have shown that rear-facing car seats significantly reduce infant and toddler injuries and deaths in front- and side-impact … read more

Baby Sitters, Relatives Often Unaware of SIDS Risk

MONDAY, April 2, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A baby’s risk of death from being placed in an unsafe sleeping position or location is higher when they’re under the care of a baby sitter, relative or friend, a new study found. … read more

Window Blinds: A Silent Killer in Your Home

MONDAY, Dec. 11, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Decades after the danger was first recognized, young children are still being injured or even killed by the cords in window blinds. Researchers found that between 1990 and 2015, nearly 17,000 U.S. children … read more

Babies Start Connecting Words Early On

MONDAY, Nov. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Babies apparently have a better understanding of adults’ language than you might think. New research reveals that they can identify the meanings of some words and even recognize that some words are more … read more

Parents Getting Better at Using Car Seats Safely

But older kids often miss out on booster seats read more

Too Many Babies Still Placed on Stomach to Sleep: Study

Pediatric experts recommend infants always sleep on their backs to avoid SIDS read more

Time for Some Summer Sun Safety Tips

Pediatricians offer advice on preventing sunburns, other warm weather problems read more

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