You're at the park with your toddler. After three hours (okay, fine, maybe it was five minutes) of swinging -- with you pushing the whole time -- she decides she's ready for the slide. You make your way over to the play structure.
|Although going down the slide with a child on your lap may seem like an enjoyable moment for both of you, you may be putting your child in danger|
Almost 14 percent of tibia fractures -- that's the larger and stronger of the two bones in the leg below the knee -- in toddlers ages 14 to 32 months were sustained while sliding down a slide on an adult's lap, according to a recent study in the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics.
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