Household Safety: Preventing Suffocation for Parents
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.
Childproofing and Preventing Household Accidents for Parents
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.
Bed-Sharing for Parents
Bed-sharing increases the risk of sleep-related deaths, including SIDS. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends room-sharing without bed-sharing for the safest sleep environment.
CPR for Parents
Every parent should know how and when to administer CPR. Done correctly, CPR can save a child's life by restoring breathing and circulation until medical personnel arrive.
Is Bed-Sharing OK for My Baby? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Safety at Home - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Info on childproofing and keeping kids safe at home.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) for Parents
SIDS is the leading cause of death among infants 1 month to 1 year old. Though SIDS remains unpredictable, you can help reduce your infant's risk.
Household Safety Checklists for Parents
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.
Choosing Safe Baby Products: Playpens for Parents
Playpens are popular because parents can put their baby in one knowing that their little one can't wander off. But they're no substitute for adult supervision.
Regular infant seats simply allow young babies to sit up. Never substitute any type of infant seat for a child safety seat (car seat).