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How to handle toddler safety at bed time?

How to handle toddler safety at bed time?

Toddler bed: Once a child starts climbing from the crib, injuries from falls can occur. Most toddler beds are age approved for 18 months and up. When introducing the bed, be sure to check the room for things that could be swallowed, tangled in or fallen over/in. A good quality baby gate at the door of the room is a good idea to prevent some of the inevitable wandering that will occur. Good luck!! ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more


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Where can we find fire safety device for someone confined to bed?

Where can we find fire safety device for someone confined to bed?

Fire department: Call your local fire department. They should have some great ideas and information. ...Read more

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Fire safety bed device for a quadriplegic?

Fire safety bed device for a quadriplegic?

Good question!: I have tried to find answers for this, to no avail. Suggestions from our spinal cord injury rehab center include 1. Have a way to call 911 from your bed 2. A companion dog who is trained to drag you to safety until help arrives, 3. Smoke and heat detectors through a home alarm service, who will send emergency personnel if they go off, and 4. A heat-triggered automatic sprinkler system. ...Read more

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What are fire safety concerns for cotton vs synthetic bed clothes?

What are fire safety concerns for cotton vs synthetic bed clothes?

Different: Synthetic clothes of any type will melt when exposed to flame, be they bed clothes or anything else. Natural fabrics tend to not burn as easily, particularly wool fabrics, which are very difficult to burn, if at all. Cotton will burn, but at least will not melt to the skin. ...Read more

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Are there child safety ratings for cars?

Yes: What you can get is 1. Crash test results and 2. Car seat data. A good place for crash test results is the insurance institute for highway safety @ http://www.Iihs.Org/ratings/default.Aspx . The national highway traffic safety administration is a great place to learn about car seats @ http://www.Nhtsa.Gov/safety/cps . Then you can turn to consumer reports for specific product recs. ...Read more

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How effective are safety razors for shaving?

How effective are safety razors for shaving?

Can be effective.: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more

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What are the safety concerns from using amaranth?

What are the safety concerns from using amaranth?

None except allergy: There is a remote chance of allergy to amaranth, however if you would like more information i suggest reading the voluminous amount of information that is available, then make your own informed decision. After gaining new insight to this food product ask me again if you have questions. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for safety?

None: Safety is the goal. Why treat it? It is not a disease or a problem. ...Read more

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Safety of oxacillin and naficillin?

Safety of oxacillin and naficillin?

Drug side effects.: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/oxacillin-side-effects.html & http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nafcillin-side-effects.html

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How to do a safety sex?

Condoms or pills: I' assuming this is in regards to avoiding unwanted pregnancy? Use condoms if you are a male. If you are a female you have many options of contraception available from using a diaphragms to starting the contraceptive pill. ...Read more

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