Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    With all the recalls..I have to ask
    Chris_WebMD_Staff posted:
    I have to ask you ladies, raising kids these days, don't you see more recalls then ever before? Between cribs and strollers, bottles and formula, it's got to be frustrating. I just don't remember all these recalls years ago. I can't help but wonder why. Careless workers? Less checking on quality control?
    It's frustrating I would imagine.
    What are your thoughts on that?
    Joyce0922 responded:
    I think things were made with better quality material years ago. It seems like anymore things are put together cheaply so that companies can make a bigger profit.
    ad1978 replied to Joyce0922's response:
    I agree, cheaper material and assembly could be to blame.

    Also, I wonder if products failed years ago as well, but people just didn't complain as much as they do now? So if not enough people reported it, no one knew?
    Chris_WebMD_Staff replied to ad1978's response:
    It's true, and probably a combination of everything. Just seems more now and I would imagine frustrating at times. Thanks for your input ladies! :)
    tamaricek replied to Chris_WebMD_Staff's response:
    I do believe we are the generation asking for more in life, however, I also think that now the cutbacks on quality in order to bust the profit are, unfortunately, common practice!
    An_222271 responded:
    You got to remember also that years ago there was not all this stuff that they have now

    Spotlight: Member Stories

    Jen (32) DH (35) Madi (01/28/09) And she's enough for us!

    Helpful Tips

    How to Increase Font Size!
    Don't forget you can increase your font size by hitting and holding Ctrl on your keyboard and the plus sign at the same time. Could be ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    11 of 22 found this helpful

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.