The Eco-Layette: Safer Fabrics for Your Baby and the Planet
    September 22, 2010
    The Eco-Layette: Safer Fabrics for Your Baby and the Planet

    Dressing newborn babies is a fine art. Getting tiny flailing limbs to shimmy down a long sleeve. Easing a floppy little head through a neck hole. Keeping their infinitesimal socks from falling off the…

    The Soupy Nursery
    May 7, 2009
    The Soupy Nursery

    There is something going on in nurseries around this country of which unsuspecting new moms and dads are unaware.  Furniture, wall paint, fabric finishes like stain repellants and flame-retardants, a…

    SIDS and Sleeping Arrangements
    January 22, 2004
    SIDS and Sleeping Arrangements

    SIDS rates have fallen dramatically since the 1990's when we learned that putting babies to sleep on their backs could save lives. To understand the SIDS situation today, researchers conducted studies…

    Hot Flashlights
    November 17, 2002
    Hot Flashlights

    In November 2002, thousands of Kidz Club flashlights were recalled by Eveready Battery Co. in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. These multicolored plastic and metal flashli…

    To Choke
    October 28, 2002
    To Choke

    Even though only about 160 children die per year from choking, over 17,000 children have choking episodes serious enough to send them to the emergency room, according to the October 25, 2002 issue of …