Highchair fall injuries up, study says

December 9, 2013 1:46:02 PM PST
More children are injured after falling from highchairs, according to a study in the journal Clinical Pediatrics.

The nationwide study found between 2003 and 2013, highchair-related injuries jumped by 22-percent to 9,400 a year. Most are head injuries.

Often, children aren't strapped in properly and are climbing or standing when they fall, according to the study.


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