Being a parent is rewarding, overwhelming and sometimes very confusing. It seems as if every time we get online, there is always some new MUST HAVE information about how to raise our children, what products have been recalled, or what is the latest and greatest in baby gear.
Below is a list of a few of trusted product and safety Twitter handles we suggest you follow for smart, informative and quick tips.
Follow These Handles
JPMA’s extensive history of leadership in juvenile product safety includes the development of a comprehensive Certification Program to help guide parents and caregivers toward purchasing juvenile products that are built with safety in mind. JPMA also has a great online resource called Baby Safety Zone @BabySafetyZone. Follow them for tips & tools for parents & consumers.
First Candle: @FirstCandle
First Candle has been saving babies’ lives, spearheading research, educating new moms and dads, and bringing hope to grieving families for decades.
International Sleep Products Association: @ISPAsleep
ISPA is committed to supporting the mattress industry through active public policy, public affairs, and education initiatives.
Baby Gear Lab: @babygearlab
Founded by an experienced Pediatrician and Mom, Baby Gear Lab selects the top products, tests them side-by-side in the lab and in the field, and ranks and awards the ones they feel are the best.
Baby Center: @babycenter
BabyCenter provides information on pregnancy, children’s health, parenting and more, including expert advice & weekly newsletters that detail your child’s development.
Kids In Danger: (KID) @kidsindanger
KID promotes the development of safer products, advocates for children and educates the public, especially parents and caregivers, about dangerous children’s products.
American Academy of Pediatrics: @AmerAcadPeds
The AAP is a professional membership organization made up of 62,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical sub-specialists, and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety, and wellbeing of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
Consumer Product Safety Commission: @USCPSC
CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters, and household chemicals – contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Consumer Reports Consumer: @consumerreports
Consumer Reports serves consumers through unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, public education, and advocacy. Colgate’s Director of Marketing, Dennis Schuetz, is quoted several times in their crib mattress buying guide.
Follow Colgate Mattress
And, of course, it wouldn’t feel right unless we gave a small shameless plug for our own Twitter handle @colgatemattress. Stay up-to-date on product information, promotions and more by following us. Or visit the Health & Safety section of our new website to learn more about our commitment to making the highest quality crib mattresses in the world.