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Survey: Parents Need the Facts About Damage Dangers to Children
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A national study of 1,000 parents found that many don't know key facts regarding possible safety hazards for children.

Among the survey's findings: One in three parents are unaware that children can drown in as little as 2 inches of water. Less than 1 / 2 of parents know drops are the primary cause of unintentional injuries to youngsters. And more than half under-estimate the length of time children ought to be in a booster seat.

'Particularly in your community of car safety seat application, adult knowledge tends to decrease as children age,' said Dr. Michael Gittelman, an er pediatrician and medical adviser to 'Get on Board with Child Safety,' a national child injury prevention project. Get more about here's the site by visiting our unique use with. 'Parents need focused information regarding different unintended injury risks to young ones as they grow, from infant stage to toddlers to children and all the way through adolescence.'

Unintentional injuries are the primary cause of death for U.S. To get more information, please consider looking at: visit. children ages 14 and under. 'Get aboard with Child Safety' was headed by the children's brand 'Safety 1st' and the National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions. For more information, consider glancing at: site link. They provide these methods for parents:

* Work with a booster seat for children up to 8 years or 80 pounds. Person seat straps tend not to fit such children properly unless they are in booster seats. Once the belt sits too much in the neck and abdominal areas, it may cause serious accidents in a automobile accident. Your child is approximately half as probably be injured when using a booster seat rather than a seat belt alone.

* Always have your children wear a helmet. Visit team to learn where to consider it. Cycle incidents deliver hundreds of thousands of young ones ages 5 to 1-4 for the emergency room every year.

* Supervise the trampoline. Approximately 90,000 kiddies visit the er every year after having a trampoline damage. Trampolines are a lot more dangerous when numerous kids are moving at once or when a daughter or son does somersaults.

* Never leave young ones alone in or near the water. Install gates around pools and use doorknob covers to avoid toddlers from getting out of your house and in-to water without supervision. When perhaps not in supervised use always drain little pools..
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