Child Safety

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9-Month-Old Infant Drowns In OC Family’s Pool

A 9-month-old drowned in the family’s backyard swimming pool after managing to slip away from its mother, Orange County fire officials said Sunday.


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Boy Improving After Suffering Severe Electrical Shock At Temecula Pool Party

A boy in Riverside County is under hospital care after suffering a severe electrical shock at a backyard party.


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Tips On Safely Trick Or Treating This Halloween

Keep your kids safe this Halloween night by going over some trick-or-treating safety tips with them.


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Police Offer Parents Tips On Keeping Kids Safe From Online Predators

As children start their summer vacations, investigators have advice for parents on how to keep them safe.


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Earthquake-Proof Your Home With These Expert Tips

The shaking may have stopped following Friday’s 5.1 temblor in La Habra, but experts warn earthquake-proofing your home could still prevent serious injury when another hits.

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Medicine Cabinet Dangers: What Every Parent Needs To Know

When caring for a sick child, many parents race to the home medicine cabinet. What are they really finding there?


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2 Mothers Speak On Importance Of Anchoring Furniture After Children Narrowly Escape Tragedy

Deadly to young children, yet easy to prevent, falling furniture is a growing concern among parents. Two mothers who narrowly escaped tragedy have advice on how it can be prevented.


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The Alligator and the Infant: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

This is what passes for humor in my family. My oldest brother –who is not in the entertainment industry, despite having attended a famous clown college (he hates it when I refer that way to Stanford)– […]


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Early Rejects In Our “Parents of the Week” Contest

What, you hadn’t heard we’re having a contest? Well, after looking at these pictures, we’re not.


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Uploading Images From Smartphones Can Reveal Your Child’s Exact Location To Strangers

If you’re like many folks, posting pics of your kids on line is no biggie. It might seem harmless, especially if you don’t print any information along with the photo on various social media, right?

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2011