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Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Safety at Home

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 Water Safety

Always supervise young kids in the bath to keep them safe. Here are other bathroom water safety tips.

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 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

Baby bathtubs give parents a safe way to wash a wet, slippery baby. Here's how to choose and use one.

Choosing Safe Baby Products: Carriers

Babies love and need close contact, and infant carriers are ideal for nestling them against their parents. Here's how to use one safely.