Tips & Tools for Parents

August 26, 2014

Making baths safe & fun for your child

While you may be aware of the dangers a backyard pool poses to young children, not everyone knows about other drowning hazards around the home.  Here are some ways to help protect your child from drowning. General Water Safety Tips Maintain constant close visual supervision. Watch children around any water environment (pool, stream, lake, tub, […]

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August 12, 2014

Co-sleeping with babies is dangerous

The idea of having your baby sleep beside you in your bed,( co-sleeping), may be warm and comforting.  We don’t think so and The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) agree. Infants should not co-sleep with their parents. It isn’t safe! Co-sleeping dangers Your baby can be hurt […]

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July 9, 2014

FDA testing dangers of inhaling spray-on sunscreens

Don’t spray sunscreens on children It’s all over the news but there is no known immediate threat The FDA is testing if there are any dangers/hazards when children inhale the fine mist created by spray-on sunscreens. Play it safe until we know for sure. Use lotions instead Make sure children close eyes and mouths when […]

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