2 Things Parents Can Do to Prevent Hot-Car Deaths

Season 4 Episode 411
Aired on 10/05/2014 | CC tv-14
On August 23, 2007, tragedy struck when an overwhelmed mother, Brenda Slaby, accidentally left her 2-year-old daughter, Cecilia, in her car on a hot summer day. When she realized her mistake, she raced back to the car to find Cecilia still strapped into her car seat. The child died of heatstroke.

During the final season of The Oprah Show, Brenda returned to discuss the importance of slowing down, and shared ways parents can avoid repeating her tragic mistake. In the above video, Brenda offers simple steps that every busy mom and dad needs to hear. Watch now.

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