Safety in your baby’s bedroom

It’s natural to find yourself checking your sleeping newborn to make sure everything is OK. You can also take simple and effective safe sleeping steps to minimize the risk of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI including SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents). SUDI (including SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents) risk factors: Investigations into the deaths of […]

HOW TO CHILD PROOF YOUR HOME

 Unintentional injury is one of the top killers of children .Prevention can eliminate almost all of these injuries. Take the proper safety measures and childproofing steps to keep your family safe at home. The Kitchen Install safety latches on all cabinets and drawers to keep children from potentially poisonous household products. Use the stove’s back […]

Home safety tips for the young ones

Home is a place to relax, play and enjoy spending time with family. Accidents happen, and there will be minor scrapes and bruises along the way, especially as kids grow and discover new things. And that’s OK. The problem is the more serious injuries that are often completely preventable. Here are a few things to […]

Pool safety tips for kids

  Swimming pools can be beneficial for kids. Swimming is not only fun, it is terrific exercise. In addition, a pool can set the scene for hours of quality family time, as well as playtime with friends. Sadly drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death in children age one to 14. Such accidents […]

Preventing medicine poisoning in the home

The kitchen and bathroom are two of your home’s most hazardous areas, where curious toddlers can easily find attractively packaged toxic agents. To avoid preventable poisoning, keep all of these substances out of reach and in locked cabinets. Other prevention tips, include the following: Always label medicines carefully. This can be useful for kids old […]

Preventing choking in babies

It’s not only normal for babies to put things in their mouths, it’s also a sign that they are taking interest in the world around them. In the first year, children explore their surroundings by seeing, touching, hearing, smelling and tasting. However, not everything that they put into their mouths is a good thing. Some […]

Does your child know what to do if they get lost?

Most of us can remember getting lost, even if just for a very short time, as children. It’s an incredibly frightening feeling to suddenly lose sight of your parents or guardians but thankfully (for both child and parent) in most cases the experience is short-lived and children usually learn a very valuable lesson when this happens. But it’s […]