This time of year we fill our homes with things that sparkle, twinkle and jingle... and often times forget or overlook how dangerous that can be in the hands of a little one.
Irma talks to Natalia Bergman from BooBooBusters about child safety around the holidays.
According to the CDC, unintentional injuries are the #1 cause of death in children - most could have been prevented!
Kidsafe says in 2012, over 3-thousand kids were seen in emergency rooms for injuries caused by non-electric holiday decor, 190-thousand for toy-related injuries over the holidays!
In this episode, Irma asks Natalia to break it all down.
- real tree vs fake tree
- ornaments and the hooks that hold them
- cords and wires
- holiday home decor
- outdoor displays
- visiting families - how to keep the visit safe
- toy safety
- choking hazards and how an empty toilet paper roll can clear up any doubt
- recalls recalls recalls
- no room for mom-shaming, it can happen to anyone
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