Archive for November, 2013

RECALL: Angelcare Recalls to Repair 600,000 Movement and Sound Baby Monitors After Two Deaths Due to Strangulation Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with Angelcare Monitors Inc.®, of Quebec, Canada, is announcing a voluntary recall to provide cord covers for 600,000 Angelcare Movement and Sound Monitors with Sensor Pads. The cord attached to the baby monitor’s sensor pad is placed under the crib mattress, which poses […]

Taming Toddler Temper Tantrums

Oh, the dreaded tantrum. While we tend to think of tantrums when kids are of pre-school age, they can actually begin much earlier. Dr. Brown spoke to to share tips about how to prevent tantrums from occurring or taming them before they become a full blown nightmare. (Read Help for Toddler Temper Tantrums) The […]

Kids & Fevers: When to Worry, When to Stay Calm

As much as you try to wash your kid’s hands, it’s inevitable…your little one will get a fever. The questions I’m most often asked from parents: How should we measure a fever? When should we call the doctor? I recently shared tips with the Austin American-Statesman and thought I’d pass them on to you. How should […]

CAR SEAT RECALL: Orbit G2 car seat bases

Manufacturer: Orbit Baby, Inc. SUMMARY: Orbit Baby, Inc. (Orbit) is recalling certain G2 Car Seat Bases, Model No. ORB822000, manufactured from March 20, 2013, through July 20, 2013, with batch numbers A0840, A0860, or A0880. The StrongArm Knob component of the Orbit Baby G2 Car Seat Base intended to secure the seat’s base, may become detached […]