Parents Warned About Contaminated Teething Rings By FDA
Following reports of bacterial contamination of fluid filled plastic teething
ring, manufactured by The First Years, a unit of RC2 Corp., parents have been urged by the Food and Drug Administration to stop providing // their babies with the product.
The contaminated liquid if swallowed or abs...
Pre-chewed Food Could Transmit HIV
... information in the three cases suggests that one factor aiding such transmission was mouth bleeding in the caregiver, as well as in the infant due to teething
or infection. He also said caregivers' lack of adherence to their own drug-treatment regimens probably increased their blood HIV levels, increasing th...
Hypospadias, a birth defect of the male urethra, is not increasing in New York state
...ife by a pediatric urologist.
More on Phthalates
In July 2008, Congress approved a ban on the use of phthalates in children's products, such as teething
rings, rubber ducks, and soft toys. However, these chemicals are ubiquitous in today's environment. Also known as plasticizers, they are found in sham...
Groundbreaking JeJe Teether Vibrates Pain Safely Away
...vice helps babies and parents through the worst of teething
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- When parents seek out teething
relief for their children, the options have been l...ry:
"I love my JeJe therapeutic teething
ring. Or rather my son does. It is the only produc...
New Standards Set for Heparin and Glycerin
...ste from China found in the United States and Panama. The latest case occurred in November, when 34 Nigerian children died after being given a tainted teething
drug, according to the FDA.
With that background, the FDA asked the USP to improve the standard for glycerin, to exclude ethylene glycol or diethyl...
Community-based Internet forums are great for new mothers, but could marginalize fathers
...s for their help and talked about their beliefs and expectations. For example they discussed practical issues, like breastfeeding, finding child care, teething
and healthcare experiences, and emotional issues, like how they felt about going back to work.
Share information that they had gleaned from websit...
Bright Starts(TM) Adds New Twist to Old Favorites
...le comprised of a cute
bug character with soft, teethable tube material for teething
beads for fun sounds.
Bright Starts Celebrates Pink Passion fo... Keys - These easy to hold keys have multiple
textures that are great for a teething
-- Peek-A-Boo! Mirror(TM) -- The large, soft mirror features colorf...
Study finds parents use cough medicines on under-2s despite the warnings
...counter medication in the past year;
Paracetamol was the most commonly used drug (95.9 per cent);
47.3 per cent had given their children topical teething
Almost half (42.8 per cent) had given their children cough and cold medicines containing anti-histamines;
Nearly all parents had used ove...
Hyland's Cough and Cold Medicines Remain a Safe and Effective Option for Toddlers and Young Children
...reparation. With a century of
commitment, Hyland's tradition of excellence consistently provides quality
and integrity in every product. From Hyland's teething
Tablets to Hyland's
Calms Forte, Hyland's cares for your family at every stage of life.
Consumers can trust all Hyland's products to be natural, gentl...
Common Household Chemical Could Raise Breast Cancer Risk
...r comment on the study were unsuccessful.
In October, California adopted a law that will ban trace amounts of BBP in toys and baby products such as teething
rings, according to published reports.
And in March, a study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives suggested that exposure ...