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Better Sex, Better Mom

Posted by on May 5, 2011 in baby safety | 1 comment

With kids, life, and lack of sleep, sex can end up on the very back burner. But a happy mom can be a better mom, and good sex can make you very happy! Kristen Chase, mom of 4 and author of “The Mominatrix’s Guide to Sex” will discuss how to make good sex a reality in your busy lives, and how being sexually fulfilled might actually make you a better parent. At this year’s Mommybites Summit, Chase will discuss the myriad reasons why moms put their sex lives last on their list and help...

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Delta Enterprise “Safety Peg” Drop-Side Crib Recall

Posted by on Mar 23, 2011 in baby safety |

Read the official press release WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Delta Enterprise Corp., of New York, N.Y. are re-announcing the 2008 recall of more than 985,000 drop-side cribs with “Crib Trigger Lock and Safety Peg” hardware. In January 2011, CPSC and Delta learned of a 2009 death in which 7-month-old girl from Colorado Springs, Colo. became entrapped and suffocated between the detached drop-side and mattress of her recalled crib. The...

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Land of Nod Recalls Status Furniture “Rosebud” Drop-Side Cribs

Posted by on Jan 27, 2011 in baby photos, Baby portraits, baby safety, Newborn & baby photography |

The Land of Nod Recalls Status Furniture “Rosebud” Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards View the official press release WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name...

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Harvard Business Review article on Maclaren recall story

Posted by on Jan 12, 2011 in baby safety, Newborn & baby photography |

In the January/February issue of Harvard Business Review, Farzad Rastegar discusses how his company handled a disastrous leak of a pre-planned announcement about a design issue problem. Highly recommended strategy read. Maclaren stroller company recall nightmare

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Update from Keeping Babies Safe

Posted by on Dec 16, 2010 in baby safety |

CPSC bans drop-side cribs Ban will go into effect in June 2011 After the deaths of more than 30 infants and toddlers in the past decade and millions of recalls, the government is banning the manufacture and sale of drop-side cribs. The new standard requiring cribs to have fixed sides will take effect in June 2011. The Consumer Product Safety Commission also is banning the use of drop-side cribs in hotels and child care centers, although those facilities would have a year to buy new...

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