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  • Buy and Sell Safely on National Thrift Shop Day

    Posted on August 17, 2017

    Today KID celebrates National Thrift Shop Day. Thrift shops are important community resources in that they offer discounted items, more sustainable shopping options, and encourage donation over disposal. However, not all used items are safe to use, especially for children…. Read More

  • Simple Safety Solutions for National Safety Month

    Posted on June 9, 2017

    June is National Safety Month – a time to raise awareness about the leading causes of injuries and deaths in our homes and communities. The National Safety Council has a number of resources about topics such as accidental poisoning and… Read More

  • Ohio Crib Bumper Ban Goes into Effect

    Posted on April 21, 2017

    This month we celebrated another victory for child safety, the Ohio crib bumper ban! As of April 6th, 2017, Ohio will no longer sell non-mesh bumper pads. This ban follows three similar laws in Chicago, Maryland, and Watchung, New Jersey…. Read More

  • Chicago Banned Crib Bumpers — Will Online Retailers Honor the Ban?

    Posted on January 19, 2017

    In April of 2012, Chicago became the first city in the U.S. to ban the sale of crib bumper pads. In 2013, Maryland followed suit, becoming the first state to ban these dangerous products. More recently, both the state of Ohio… Read More

  • New Research: Many Advertisements Don’t Adhere to Safe Sleep Guidelines

    Posted on January 12, 2017

    If you follow KID on social media, you may have seen us discussing recent research on the role advertisements might play in safe sleep messaging. A recent study at the University of Alabama examined thousands of magazine ads for children’s products,… Read More

  • KID Looks Ahead to 2017

    Posted on January 6, 2017

    Throughout the year, KID highlights major events, successes, and product safety updates in our blog. Looking back at posts from 2016 shows how far we’ve come this year. KID’s Executive Director, Nancy Cowles, visited the Dr. Oz show to discuss the… Read More

  • KID Celebrates Safe Toys and Gifts Month

    Posted on December 13, 2016

    The Holidays are officially upon us! As you celebrate this special time with your loved ones, make sure safety stays a priority. December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month, and in order to celebrate, we have pulled together some helpful… Read More

  • AAP Updates Safe Sleep Recommendations

    Posted on October 28, 2016

    The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has released a new report — SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment — containing an updated list of nineteen safe sleep recommendations to help prevent infant… Read More

  • #FamilyVoicesFriday: Preston’s Story

    Posted on February 18, 2016

    On April 8, 2010, 7 week-old Preston died from suffocation in his crib. Preston rolled out of his sleep positioner and into the bumper pad in his crib and consequently smothered to death. This week, Preston would have celebrated his… Read More

  • KID, Dr. Oz urge parents and caregivers to #saynotobumpers

    Posted on January 21, 2016

    Just finished watching myself on the Dr. Oz show – never an experience I expected to have – but I was thrilled to have the opportunity to share information on the dangers of crib bumper pads. New research  about the… Read More

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