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Keep these dangerous baby products out of your home

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Protect your child. Know which baby products could be unsafe.

As any new parent knows, worrying about your baby's safety can feel like a full-time job. Unfortunately, even the most cautious and diligent parents cannot protect their children from everything. Too often, negligent manufacturers release baby products that can pose real dangers.

You've baby-proofed your home and done everything you can to make things safe for your little one. Take a moment to make sure these dangerous baby products aren't putting your child at risk:

  1. Sippy cups recalled for making kids sick - Earlier this year, the makers of Tommee Tippee Sippy Cups recalled millions of cups because mold trapped in the sip valve was making children sick.
  2. Toxic baby bath products - Words like "safe" and "gentle" are commonly used to sell bath products for small children. However, a report by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics found that several widely-used brands of shampoo, lotion and other toiletries for tots contained cancer-causing chemicals like formaldehyde.
  3. Deadly baby recliners - At least six children have died because of a recalled baby recliner called the "Nap Nanny." This defunct product is no longer being manufactured, but it would be wise to make sure you haven't been handed one down from a well-meaning friend or relative.
  4. Baby seats causing skull fractures - Baby seats by the brand Bumbo have been recalled after dozens of safety incidents, some of which resulted in skull fractures.
  5. Baby monitors vulnerable to hacks - As concerns about cyber-security continue to grow, nearly any device can be manipulated - any baby monitors are no exception. Take basic security precautions like password-protecting your wireless internet - and keep in mind that there have been very few reported hacks.

Keep Your Kids Safe

While this list may seem frightening, it's important to remember that these injuries are rare. We would advise parents to stay vigilant, but not worry themselves sick.

To stay up-to-date on any product recalls or safety concerns regarding children's products, you can check http://www.safekids.org/product-recalls. Or visit our website to learn more about defective child products and your legal rights.

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