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Can you buy child safety proof containers for cleaning supplies?

Can you buy child safety proof containers for cleaning supplies?

Child proofing : Yes. You can also buy locks to put on the cabinet you keep them in. Most stores that carry baby products, have a child proofing section. ...Read more

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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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Are there child safety ratings for cars?

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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Do all prescription meds come in child safety proofed containers?

Do all prescription meds come in child safety proofed containers?

NO: Many times they do, but not always. Problem is - that even 'child proof' containers are more 'child difficult' then proof and children still have been known to access them. The best 'child proofing' of medication is placing the medication in a location completely off access to kids. Locking dangerous medications up is the best way to insure children are restricted from access. ...Read more

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Child safety harness with booster seat - is it better to use or not to use?

Child safety harness with booster seat - is it better to use or not to use?

Pick your crash ??: The 5 point restraint belts are now available in safety seats up to 80+ pounds from some sources. These systems offer the broadest range of protection from rollover, side impact, front or rear impact crashes. Simple boosters offer little protection during rollover or side impact events. I go for the best possible protection, since no one can pick their crash. ...Read more

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What happens if my child fall asslep after she fell down and got hit on her head?

What happens if my child fall asslep after she fell down and got hit on her head?

Head Injury: Sleepiness, unable to arouse and nausea and vomiting all within the first 24 hours after a head injury in a child should be evaluated urgently by a physician. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks today with 2nd child. Baby has been head down/engaged since 29 weeks. I'm feeling extreme vaginal pressure and some pain. Early labor?

I'm 34 weeks today with 2nd child. Baby has been head down/engaged since 29 weeks. I'm feeling extreme vaginal pressure and some pain. Early labor?

Call your OB's ofc: You need to speak with your ob's nurse or the OB and discuss your present symptoms. If you are in early labor, the chances of stopping it decrease as you get further into it. Chances of an nicu stay for baby are quite high at this point. ...Read more

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My bf had a small bump in his back head due to incident 20 yrs ago when he fell down from the stairs and hit his head first. is it ok to have bump?

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My bf had a small bump in his back head due to incident 20 yrs ago when he fell down from the stairs and hit his head first. is it ok to have bump?

Probably: If he has no other neurologic issue a bump could develop from a scar / keloid / fibrosis/ lipoma from a injury 20 years ago. ...Read more

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Without any change in activity i start having pain in neck started first infront now its back going down right shoulder &up head no injury advice?

Without any change in activity  i start having pain in neck started first infront now its  back going down right shoulder &up head no injury advice?

Need physical exam: By a physician. It could be pain in the constantly strained trapezius muscle due to poor posture at your workplace or it could be a nerve problem due to disk or bone degeneration in the neck. You would need imaging like x-ray and possibly an MRI if your doctor suspects #2. ...Read more