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  • 10 Ways to Keep Your Family Safe
  • 11 Ways to Raise a Healthy Child
    Now that you’ve brought your baby safely into the world, there are some important things you should know to help you keep your little one healthy, safe, and happy throughout the formative years.
  • 2-Year-Olds: Terrible or Terrific?
    Remember that "terrible twos" phase of a child's life also can be the "terrific twos." Watching your children grow and learn is an enriching experience.
  • 5 Key Mistakes Parents Make With Car Seats
    Safe Kids Worldwide estimates that three out of four children too small for seatbelts are incorrectly restrained in car seats or booster seats.
  • A Checklist to Help You Spot Hearing Loss
    Parents and pediatricians should know how to detect hearing problems at various stages during a child's first three years of life.
  • A Child's First Dental Visit Fact Sheet
    Your child should see a dentist six months after eruption of the first tooth, experts say. The dentist can provide or recommend preventative information regarding baby bottle tooth decay, infant feeding practices, mouth cleaning, teething, pacifier habits and finger-sucking habits.
  • A Chubby Baby Is Not a Sign of Obesity
    With childhood obesity on the rise, should parents worry about the weight of their babies?
  • A Kids' Asthma Journal
    Do you want to gain better control over your asthma? Put it in writing!
  • A Parent’s Guide to Choosing Child Care
    As a parent of a young child, one of the most important decisions you will make is choosing who will care for your child while you’re at work.
  • A Primer for Preschooler Safety
    Your little ones can learn a lot about safety if you take some time to teach them. Here's an ABC that you and your children can recite together.
  • A Safety Checklist for Parents
    You can help keep your children safe by following these precautions.
  • After Delivery, Taking Care of Yourself
    Having a baby is a life-changing experience, and there's no way to know just how exhilarating and challenging the first few months can be.
  • Air Bags and Kids
    A car with an air bag is considered safer than a car without one. But for children under 12 years old, air bags can be dangerous.
  • Alcohol Use Among Teens Is Epidemic
    The leading substance-abuse threat to children may be as close as your refrigerator. About 10 million adolescents drink alcohol. In fact, minors drink 19 percent of the alcohol consumed in the United States.
  • All About Child Passenger Safety
    Installing your child's car seat properly and using it every time your son or daughter rides in the car is one of the best ways to help keep him or her safe in case of an accident.