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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.

Travel Tips

Auto Safety

More kids are injured in auto collisions than in any other type of accident, but you can protect them by learning the proper use of car seats and booster seats.

Bike Safety

Bike riding is a great way to get exercise and share time as a family. But there's an important factor that you need to consider - safety.

Booster Seat Safety

Your tot's not a baby anymore! It's time for a big-kid booster seat. But how can you ensure that your child is still safe and secure in the car? Find out here.

Car Seat Safety

What's the right way to install an infant safety seat? Is your toddler ready for a convertible seat? Get the car seat know-how you need here.

Do My Kids Need Vaccines Before Traveling?

Find out what the experts have to say.

Flying and Your Child's Ears

That weird ear-popping sensation is a normal part of air travel. Here's how to help equalize the air pressure in your child's ears to prevent or decrease ear pain.

How to Choose & Use Sunscreen

With all the options out there, choosing a sunscreen for your kids can be tricky. Here's what you need to know.

Road Rules for Little Passengers

Use these tips to teach your kids how to stay safe when riding in a car or on a school bus.

Road Trip Boredom Busters

Road trips can be fun and educational with just a little planning and preparation. Here are some ideas to get your family revved up for a trip long on smiles and short on frustration.

Rules of the Road for Teen Drivers

When teens get their driver's license, parents should consider creating their own rules of the road beyond the relevant driving laws.