In this episode Dr. Hess speaks with Kim Amato, mother to Meghan who died at the age of 3 due to a furniture tip-over accident. They have an emotional discussion surrounding Meghan’s tragic and preventable death and how it lead Kim to start Meghan’s Hope, a go-to educational resource for tip-over prevention and child safety.

This episode is chock full of information regarding the prevalence of injuries and deaths caused by tip-over accidents, why, when, and how they happen, and what you can do to avoid this preventable tragedy in your own home.

 

 

Some resources discussed in this episode are as follows:
Quick links:
How to anchor:
Videos:
CPSC video PSA featuring Sylvia Santiago who lost a child to a TV/furniture tip-over https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6oHH9GTzsg&t=30s
To report a tip-over (so important, even for near misses or minor injuries) www.saferproducts.gov
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