Da Vinci Cribs Recalled Due to Entrapment, Fall and Laceration Hazards! Stop using immediately


M2801 Reagan

M4791 Emily

M7301 Jamie

M7391 Jenny Lind

DaVinci Cribs recall

Models: REAGAN M2801, EMILY M4791, JAMIE M7301, JENNY LIND M7391

Hazard: A metal bracket that connects the mattress support to the crib can break, creating an uneven sleeping surface or a gap. If this occurs, a baby can become entrapped in the crib, fall or suffer lacerations from the broken metal bracket.

Units

About 6,000 (in addition, 13 were sold in Canada) (Bexco recalled an additional 11,600 Bexco cribs in July 2015)

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15 Useful Tips for Smarter Baby Formula Shopping!

1.   Don’t Stock Up Before the Birth

If you’re planning to use formula, ask your pediatrician for a recommendation, but don’t buy much of it until after your baby is born.

Your baby may prefer one type of formula or be able to tolerate only a particular brand, so be prepared to experiment. No matter what brand you settle on, if your baby shows signs of intolerance, such as gas, a rash, persistent vomiting, bloody stools, diarrhea, or any other unusual symptom, consult your pediatrician. You may need to switch brands or change to a hydrolyzed or soy-based formula, or to a formula specially formulated to combat your baby’s condition.

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Insurance during pregnancy – Most important questions to ask

Health insurance is very complicated and it is mainly because there are so many Insurance-Questions-Iconfactors that effect it. There is no single solution for everyone so it is very important to do your own research for your specific needs before you jump into it so you can avoid surprises and plan ahead. Here are some quick tips that may work for you.

Having a baby usually involves 3 phases from the insurance and doctor visit standpoint:
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Maternity Clothes Shopping – Things you can wear before, during and after Pregnancy

You’ve stocked up on cute outfits to wear as your belly grows, but what happens after baby is born? We wouldn’t want all those maternity clothes to be left in the attic forever (or until your next pregnancy)!

Maternity-Clothes-Post-Pregnancy

If you’ve ever spoken to a woman about what she wore during her pregnancy, it’s pretty likely you’ll have heard her say something like “I was so sick of them that I wanted to burn them all afterwards”. It’s often due to three reasons:

  1. Her maternity wear choices were too limited, and so she had to wear them day-in and day-out,
  2. Her clothes were uncomfortable, or
  3. She never really loved the garments in the first place.

Here are some good choices you can make while shopping for pregnancy outfits, which can remain in your closet for years to come and be a delight to wear!

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