A mom left her keys inside a very hot car with her young 10 m0nth old son. The was locked out, and it was 95 degrees- outside. The inside temperature could be ten, twenty degrees hotter. It depends on how long the child was inside the car. Here is the problem- the mom called the police. The dispatcher was not very helpful. She said, "They won't be able to try to gain access(to the ) car unless the child is in some kind of distress, and, well, by that point they may just
This story was reported on August 12, 2014 by the AP. A mother in Maryland, with her two daughters in the back seat, died in their car. The circumstances are strange, but they died from heat stroke- or hyperthermia. The children were 18 months and 6 months old. Some people commenting about this trategy say it was a suicide and murder. But, it is possible to fall asleep inside a very hot car and die. According to the Mayo Clinic, one of the symptoms of hyperthermia or he
We must continue to get the word out. Special thanks to RedCastle Productions for creating this amazing film. If you ever see a child in a car- PLEASE CALL THE POLICE IMMIEDIATELY. Get help, DON'T walk away. Thank you. Please comment. What did you learn from the film?
I was looking through Women's Health, my mom's magazine. I just had been reading all about children stuck in cars, and this is what I found. At first I could not beleve my eyes. This is exactly what kids do, just before they get trapped inside the car. They go into a car or minivan and close the doors behind them. But this advertisement is wrong. All wrong. Mom is watching from the door, but is she really going to stand there and watch her kids as long as they play? W
According to USA Today, little Logan was only in the car for 15 to 20 minutes. Still, she had to be "air-lifted" to a hospital for heat stroke. Fortuately, he is expected to live. However, in FLorida, a 4 month child, Briell Graver, barely survived nearly 3 1/2 hours in a hot van. His mom forgot all about her. She too was released. But, these are very close cases. A little longer, these children would have died. What prevented these two deaths? The parents needed to
There have been 15 deaths in the U.S. in July, so far. A little less than last year, but still 15 more than necessary. A 22 month old boy, Cooper Harris, died from heatstroke in Georgia. His parents forgot all about him. He died after sitting in the car for seven hours. Babies heat up 3 to 4 times faster than adults. Sitting in a hot car is so painful for a young child. I read a report that stated one child was found with bite marks over his arms. He bite himself becau
What a day, no child died today because of being left in a hot car. Children can sometimes climb into a hot car on their own. The parents lose track of time, can't find the kids, and then trouble. Yes, children have died this way also. That is why parents and caregivers should keep the car locked at all times. If you don't have kids, but you have young children coming over your house, here is some good advice: Lock your car. But, do it BEFORE they kids come over. Cars