Baby Gear Dangers
Cribs, car seats, strollers: They make life easier, but nearly 60,000 children are injured by them and other gear every year, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Here are a few simple fixes to help protect your child.
by Molly Lyons
Surprisingly, this number doesn't even include kids injured in crashes who were sitting in incorrectly installed car seats. That's right -- thousands of children are hurt each year in car seats that aren't even in the car, almost always by falls and tip-overs. Carriers pose the same risks.
To keep your child safe:
To be certain your child's car seat is also used correctly in the car, check out our car-seat safety guide.