National Bath Safety Month: Tips for Parents

January is National Bath Safety Month, so it’s a great reminder to take precautions when bathing young children. Each year, an estimated 87 children die by drowning at home. Nearly two-thirds of these drownings took place in the bath. Tips for Preventing Bath Injuries The American Academy of Pediatrics offers several recommendations for caregivers to […]

Updated Child Safety Seat Testing Requirements

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently updated child safety seat testing requirements. The new rule is intended to improve protection during side-impact crashes. Safety advocates have been calling for this rule for several years. Prior to this change, child safety seats only needed to be proven effective in tests that simulated front impact […]

Motor Vehicle Injury Statistics: How Children Are Impacted

No one wants to be involved in a car accident, but unfortunately, they happen every day. Due to their smaller statures, children who are in vehicles that crash are often injured. The Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety Fact Sheet was recently updated to provide more information about how car accidents impact kids between the ages of […]