Are poinsettias poisonous to children?

Are poinsettias poisonous to children?

No. Unless children have an allergy, poinsettias are not poisonous, and are only a mild irritant if eaten. Children with certain allergies, such as latex, avocados, bananas, chestnuts, kiwis and passion fruits, may have an increased chance of being allergic to...
Should parents worry about poisoned Halloween candy?

Should parents worry about poisoned Halloween candy?

No. It’s purely an urban legend that some people put poison, drugs, razor blades, needles and other dangerous objects and substances in Halloween candy before giving it out to children. While there’s no harm in inspecting children’s candy, and parents may have more...
What is SIDS and what’s the risk?

What is SIDS and what’s the risk?

SIDS stands for sudden infant death syndrome, and the overall rate of infants unexpectedly dying in their sleep in the U.S. is less than 0.1 percent. In other words, out every 100,000 live births in the U.S., 93 infants died from a sudden, unexpected cause before they...
When should you move a child to a convertible car seat?

When should you move a child to a convertible car seat?

Whenever your baby outgrows the height and weight specifications for your infant car seat, whichever comes first. Most modern infant car seats max out at 22 pounds to 35 pounds for weight and 29 inches to 32 inches for height. Your infant car seat’s...
What seat should I put the car seat in?

What seat should I put the car seat in?

The rear middle seat. Many trustworthy sources have found that the rear middle seat is the safest place in the car because it’s the farthest away from any potential impact. Why should I trust you? In doing thorough research on this topic, we found these to be...