Posts Tagged ‘child safety’

Think about safety as you prepare for your new baby

When you’re expecting, you’re working to prepare your family and your home for your new baby, from painting the nursery to diving into parenting books. One of the most important ways to prepare is to think about safety precautions, especially safe sleep, safe stress relief, and water safety. In the Tampa Bay area alone, nearly 200 children under the age of six have died in the last five years (2012-2016) from the top three causes of preventable child death: suffocation caused by unsafe sleep practices, abusive head trauma caused by shaking a baby and drowning from lack of supervision around water.

These tragedies can happen to anyone, and every member of our community – not just parents – bears the responsibility of educating themselves on these dangers. While you’re preparing for your new baby’s arrival, take a few moments to learn the measures you can take once your baby is born to prevent needless child deaths in our community.

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Car Seat Guide: Diono Radian RXT

Here at Daily Mom, we’ve always been huge fans of Diono car seats, and it’s easy to see why. These seats boast some of the highest safety standards on the market, offer high rear-facing and forward-facing weight limits, and they’re incredibly plush and comfortable for our little ones to ride in. We’re psyched to be able to share with you the latest addition to the Diono family – the newly improved Radian RXT

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Creating the Best Basement on the Block

If you have a basement in your home, you may not be maintaining it as well as you can and you may not be utilizing that space to its fullest potential. The last thing you want is wasted space in your house! A great basement can make your home feel larger and can become the best room in the house for fun and for storage. Whether you have a finished basement or not, you can have the best basement on the block with the right tools and set up in this downstairs room that is often forgotten. 

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Why Your Kid Should be Harnessed in the Car as Long as Possible

As parents, we love watching our children progress. We eagerly cheer as they begin to crawl and walk, and sniff back tears as they head off to their first day of preschool donning their new backpack. We genuinely get excited to watch them move into newer and greater things. So many parents treat upgrading car seats with that same enthusiasm, and rush their children through the stages, such as prematurely forward-facing their toddlers or buying your preschooler a car seat that just utilizes the regular seat belt. We’re here today to discuss why you should keep your child harnessed in the car for as long as possible.

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Car Seat Safety: Rear End Collisions

We know that when used properly, rear-facing car seats will provide significant safety advantages in frontal, frontal offset and side impact crashes. However, a question that is often raised is how a rear-facing car seat would fare in a rear end collision. We brought you Rear Facing: Just the Facts and because we want you to be fully armed with all the facts we have done our research and are going to elaborate a little bit more on rear collisions and rear facing car seats.

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