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Health Information For Parents
Lots of things around the house can be poisonous if used in the wrong way or found by kids. By knowing the risks you can help keep kids safe.
If you’re expecting a baby or already have a child, it’s a good idea to:
Even with these precautions in place, kids still can get hurt and accidents do happen. But being prepared will help you to act quickly and confidently in the event of an emergency.
You might think of babies and toddlers when you hear the words “babyproofing” or “childproofing,” but unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 and under.
Young kids love to explore their homes, but are unaware of the potential dangers. Learn how to protect them with our handy household safety checklists.
Boo-boos, bug bites, and broken bones – oh my! Here’s your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about how to keep kids safe.
In an emergency, it’s hard to think clearly about your kids’ health information. Here’s what important medical information you should have handy, just in case.
Choosing baby products can be confusing, but one consideration must never be compromised: your little one’s safety.
Toys are a fun and important part of any child’s development. And there’s plenty you can do to make sure all toys are safe.
If you think that your child has taken a poison and he or she is not alert, call 911. Otherwise, contact your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222.
A well-stocked first-aid kit, kept in easy reach, is a necessity in every home. Learn where you should keep a kit and what to put in it.
Long-term exposure to lead can cause serious health problems, particularly in young kids, so it’s important to find out whether your child might be at risk for lead exposure.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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