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What you need to know about this year’s flu

As you have probably heard, this year’s flu season is here and it’s gonna be ugly. The predominant “A” strain circulating is a mutant strain for which the current vaccine provides little protection. But here are five things you may not know: 1. Flu symptoms start with high fever (often 102 F or above), fatigue, and […]


New 10th edition of Baby Bargains now available! Special price, now $14.95!

20 years! Yes, this is the 20th year anniversary edition of Baby Bargains! To celebrate, we are offering a special price of $14.95 (regularly $17.95) for the brand new 10th edition of Baby Bargains! This new 10th edition adds the latest tips and advice on getting bargains on baby gear, including: Expanded reviews of video monitors, including […]


CPSC: Four Retailers Agree to Stop Sale and Voluntarily Recall Nap Nanny Recliners Due to Five Infant Deaths

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 27, 2012 Release #13-083 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Four Retailers Agree to Stop Sale and Voluntarily Recall Nap Nanny Recliners Due to Five Infant Deaths WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product […]


RECALL: City Versa Strollers Recalled by Baby Jogger Due to Fall Hazard

NEWS from CPSC and HC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission www.cpsc.gov Health Canada www.hc-sc.gc.ca FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2012 Release #13-065 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 506-2213 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 City Versa Strollers Recalled by Baby Jogger Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. […]


RECALL: Five Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC to Sue Manufacturer of Nap Nanny and Chill Infant Recliners

NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 5, 2012 Release #13-058 CPSC Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Five Infant Deaths Prompt CPSC to Sue Manufacturer of Nap Nanny and Chill Infant Recliners WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to prevent children from […]


RECALL: Suffocation, Entrapment Risks Prompt Recall of PeaPod Travel Tents by KidCo

NEWS from CPSC and HC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission www.cpsc.gov Health Canada www.hc-sc.gc.ca FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2012 Release #13-043 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 847-8600 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 Suffocation, Entrapment Risks Prompt Recall of PeaPod Travel Tents by KidCo WASHINGTON, D.C. […]


RECALL: LaJobi Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard

  NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications Washington, D.C. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2012 Release #13-032 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 266-2848 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 LaJobi Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in […]


Kindle, Nook ebooks of Toddler 411 4th edition now out!

Got a Kindle? Nook? Toddler 411 4e is now available as an ebook for both of these e-readers! Click here for: Amazon Kindle version of Toddler 411 ebook. Barnes & Noble Nook version of Toddler 411 ebook. Apple iBooks version of Toddler 411. Perfect for the iPad   A tip for Kindle users: consider reading the Kindle ebook in LANDSCAPE orientation (where […]


Swimmer's ear 411

Wondering about swimmer’s ear? I got my ENT hubbie, Dr Mark Brown, to help me out with some great advice on treatment and practical tips to prevent it. Read all about it at my WebMD blog.