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- December 12, 2013
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- December 12, 2013
- Long-term effects of spanking. #CFOC3 and #SS3 prohibit spanking. See Std. 2.2...
- Long-term effects of spanking.
#CFOC3 and #SS3 prohibit spanking. See Std. 126.96.36.199: Prohibited Caregiver/Teacher Behaviors and Related Standards: http://bit.ly/1jT3kXB
Spanking children slows cognitive development and increases risk of criminal behavior, expert says
A scientist makes a definitive case against spanking, including how it slows cognitive development and increases antisocial and criminal behavior.
- December 11, 2013
- Recently published study on high chair injuries: 2/3 of medical records that de...
- Recently published study on high chair injuries:
2/3 of medical records that described what kids were doing right before the injury stated that they were climbing or standing.
"The restraining systems are there for a reason,' Smith said. 'The tray won't keep a child in a chair. The restraints must be used and used correctly."
#CFOC3 188.8.131.52: High Chair Requirements: "High chairs should also be equipped with a safety strap to prevent a child from climbing out of the chair. The safety strap should be fastened with every use."
Read more here: http://cfoc.nrckids.org/StandardView/184.108.40.206.
High chairs send U.S. kids to ER every hour: study
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Every hour, on average, a child ends up in a U.S. emergency room with an injury associated with a high chair, according to a new study. And the risk seems to be rising.Each