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  • A Safe and Spooktacular Halloween
    From the candy to the costumes, Halloween is a fun-filled time. But it can pose dangers to young revelers. For a trick-free treat, follow these simple safety tips.
  • Are Infant Walkers Safe?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • Backyard and Pool: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your backyard and pool area. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
  • Bathroom, Laundry, and Garage: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your bathroom, garage, and laundry area. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
  • Bedrooms: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your nursery, child's room, adult's bedroom. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
  • Childproofing and Preventing Household Accidents
    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 years old and under.
  • Choking
    Choking is an emergency - so it's important to recognize the signs of choking and know what to do if happens.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products
    Choosing baby products can be confusing, but one consideration must never be compromised: your little one's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Bathtubs
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Carriers
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Changing Tables
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Cribs
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Gates
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Infant Seats & Child Safety Seats
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Playpens
    Choosing products for your baby can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But there's one consideration that must never be compromised when picking out stuff for your baby: safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Strollers
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Baby Products: Toys
    Choosing baby products can be confusing with all the gadgets available. But one consideration must never be compromised: your baby's safety.
  • Choosing Safe Toys
    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.
  • Choosing Safe Toys for School-Age Kids
    Is your 10-year-old crying for a pellet gun? How about that used scooter? For help figuring out what toys are safe and appropriate for older kids, read these tips.
  • Choosing Safe Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers
    How can you tell if a small toy poses a choking risk? What types of unsafe toys should you avoid for your baby, toddler, or preschooler? Find out here.
  • Computer-Related Repetitive Stress Injuries
    Kids often spend hours at the computer. So it's important for parents to know about the causes of repetitive stress injuries and how to prevent them.
  • Concussions
    The term concussion conjures up the image of a child knocked unconscious while playing sports. But concussions can happen with any head injury, often without any loss of consciousness.
  • Electrical, Heating & Cooling: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your heating and cooling elements, smoke detectors, and electrical systems. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
  • Farm Safety
    Whether your family visits or lives on a farm, it's important to protect kids from dangers with these safety precautions.
  • Fire Safety
    Would you know what to do if a fire started in your home? Would your kids? Check out our fire safety tips.
  • Firesetting
    Kids often are curious about fire. So it's important for parents to educate them about the dangers of fire and keep them away from matches, lighters, and other fire-starting tools.
  • First-Aid Kit
    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.
  • Food Safety for Your Family
    Why is food safety important? And how can you be sure your kitchen and the foods you prepare in it are safe?
  • Gun Safety
    Guns are in more than one third of all U.S. households, so they're a very real danger to kids, whether you own one or not. Learn how to talk with your kids about gun safety.
  • Halloween Candy Hints
    For health-conscious parents, Halloween can be tricky. Do you set limits? Do you let kids decide how much to eat? There isn't just one right answer.
  • Household Safety Checklists
    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.
  • Household Safety: Button Batteries
    These small, shiny objects are easy for babies and toddlers to swallow. Here's how to prevent injuries from button batteries and what to do if you think your child swallows one.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Burns, Shocks, and Fires
    Burns are a potential hazard in every home. In fact, burns - especially scalds from hot water and liquids - are some of the most common childhood accidents. Here's how to protect kids from burns.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Choking
    Choking is usually caused by food, toys, and other small objects that can easily lodge in a child's small airway - anything that fits can be a danger. Read about how to protect kids from choking hazards.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Cuts
    It's important to protect kids from sharp and dangerous items around and outside the home. Here are ways to prevent cuts and other injuries.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Drowning
    Water safety is important at any age, but is especially crucial if you have babies or toddlers in your home. Drowning can happen very quickly and in less than 1 inch of water. Here's how to reduce drowning risks.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Injuries From Falling, Climbing, and Grabbing
    The potential for a dangerous fall or a tumble into a sharp edge can happen in nearly every area of your home. Read about how to help protect kids from getting hurt.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Injuries From Firearms
    If you own a firearm, be sure that these rules are followed in your home to protect your kids from injury and death.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Injuries in the Crib
    Your baby will spend a lot of time in the crib, and it's your job to make sure it's always a safe environment. Here's how to ensure the safety of your littlest sleeper.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Poisoning
    From fertilizer to antifreeze and medicines to makeup, poisonous items are throughout our homes. Here's how to protect your kids from ingesting a poisonous substance.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Strangulation and Entrapment
    Kids can strangle or become entrapped in the most unexpected ways - even cords, strings on clothing, and infant furniture and accessories can be dangerous. Read how to prevent these dangers around your home.
  • Household Safety: Preventing Suffocation
    Because babies aren't yet able to raise their heads, they need special protection from suffocation. But small children are at risk, too. Some simple rules can help you protect them.
  • Internet Safety
    The Internet is a wonderful resource, but access to it has its hazards for kids. Here's how to make sure your child surfs the web safely.
  • Is the "Cinnamon Challenge" Dangerous?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • Kitchen: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your kitchen. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
  • Knowing Your Child's Medical History
    In an emergency, health care professionals will have many questions about a patient's medical history. It's easy to compile this information now, and it could save critical minutes later.
  • Lead Poisoning
    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.
  • Leaving Your Child Home Alone
    It's natural for parents to be a bit anxious when first leaving kids without supervision. But you can feel prepared and confident with some planning and a couple of trial runs.
  • Making Sure Your Teen's Job Is Safe
    Many teens want to work a part-time job. Find out how to ensure safe employment for your son or daughter.
  • Making the Holidays Safe
    Make the holidays fun and healthy by learning how to protect your kids from these common hazards.
  • Medications: Using Them Safely
    Giving kids medicine safely can be a complicated task. With a little knowledge and a lot of double-checking, you can help treat your child's illness while you prevent dangerous reactions.
  • Preventing Dog Bites
    Teaching kids a few basic dog manners will help them enjoy safe encounters with Fido.
  • Selecting Safe Pets
    Selecting the right pet is a serious decision that your family should make together. Before you choose a pet, check out these tips and suggestions.
  • Sexting: What Parents Need to Know
    Sending or receiving a photo, video, or message that contains nudity, a sex act, or even talk of sex is know as "sexting." This type of sharing could haunt a teen for the rest of his or her life. Here's what parents need to know.
  • Taking Care of Your Grandchildren
    When you take care of your grandkids, you're probably anxious to put all of your great parenting experience to good use. But there are a few child care basics you may want to brush up on.
  • U.S. Poison Control Centers
    If you have a poisoning emergency, here's the number to know: 1-800-222-1222.
  • Walls & Floors, Doors & Windows, Furniture, Stairways: Household Safety Checklist
    Use these checklists to make a safety check of your home, including your walls, floors, furniture, doors, windows, and stairways. You should answer "yes" to all of these questions.
  • Why Is Hand Washing So Important?
    Did you know that proper hand washing is the best way to keep from getting sick? Here's how to teach this all-important habit to your kids.
 

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