For Babies On A Plane, Hot Drinks And Co-Sleeping Pose A Risk

If you travel by air with children you might find this interesting.  When parents think of the risks of flying, they usually think of turbulence, emergency landings or horrific crashes. Hot coffee probably doesn’t top the list. But a new study finds that, when children are injured on airlines, they’re most likely to get hurt the same ways they do on the ground. The top source of injury is burns from hot drinks. That accounted for 39 percent of injuries. Other top injuries included children being hurt when tripping and falling, or hit when objects fell out of overhead bins or when laptops slid off tray tables.

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