The Week of Recalls
This week has been generous on baby product recalls. Please review our Pediatric News section carefully in case you are using any of the recalled products.
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✨ ✨ Deep Dive
We continue the sleep series and share some great tips and sample sleep schedules for toddlers.
🤓 🎫 Events
Maple, a community for parents, is hosting a free virtual event “Sharing the mental load: a how-to for parents” on Tuesday, February 22 at 12-1 pm PST / 3-4 pm EST.
Register 👉 https://blog.growmaple.com/maple-events
Speech Sisters, speech pathology professionals known on Instagram as @speechsisters, are offering a free 2-Day Live Virtual Interactive Workshop for parents of babies and toddlers “How To Know If Your Child Is Communicating On Track: And What You Need to Do to Get Them There”. The workshop will take place on Wednesday, February 23rd, and Thursday, February 24th at 4 pm PST / 7 pm EST.
👶 🍼 Recent Pediatric News
‼️ Recall alert: Lovevery recalls the drinking cup with handle
On February 17, 2022, Lovevery announced a voluntary safety recall for the versions of the Drinking Cup with a handle in The Inspector Play Kit. The handle can either partially or completely detach from the cup, posing a choking hazard. No choking injuries have been reported.
‼️ Recall alert: Valco Baby recalls Snap Duo Trend strollers due to fall hazard
The stroller’s front wheels can break off while in use, causing the strollers to fall unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to children in the stroller. This recall includes Valco Baby Snap Duo Trend strollers in charcoal, gray, night, and denim colors.
‼️ Baby formula recall 2022: FDA warns consumers not to use select Similac, Alimentum and EleCare
Abbott Nutrition is voluntarily recalling three types of infant formula after four babies became sick with bacteria infections after consuming the products.
The recall, announced Thursday, is for select lots of Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare formulas that were manufactured at an Abbott facility in Sturgis, Michigan.
Immunization schedule updated for 2022
The American Academy of Pediatrics published a policy statement approving the recommended routine immunization schedule for children and teens for 2022, updating a section on COVID-19 vaccines among other minor changes.
Twitter CEO’s weeks-long paternity leave hailed by fellow dads
Twitter’s new CEO, Parag Agrawal, is reportedly taking a “few weeks” off for paternity leave after the birth of his second child, a move that drew cheers from other fathers as a positive step towards normalizing men taking time off for childcare.
The 37-year-old became CEO of the company in November when its co-founder Jack Dorsey stepped down.
How Sesame Street is handling the pandemic
Kids’ media have achieved a level of clarity and directness in their pandemic coverage that can be hard to find in outlets geared toward older audiences.
🔬🧬 Kids and Babies Related Scientific Research
Fertility: A missing 'motor' causes our eggs to fail
Human eggs often contain the wrong number of chromosomes, leading to miscarriages and infertility. A research team has discovered that human eggs are missing an important protein, which acts as a molecular motor. This motor helps to stabilize the machinery that separates the chromosomes during cell division. The researchers' findings open up new avenues for therapeutic approaches that could reduce chromosome segregation errors in human eggs. Researchers essentially find a way to recapitulate spindle stability in human eggs.
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