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Health & Safety

Your preschooler from head to toe. Resources and information on your child's physical and emotional health and growth, plus how to keep them safe when you are at home or wherever you go.
  1. Fire Safety (4)
  2. On-the-Go Safety (7)
  3. Personal Hygiene (3)
  4. Recalls (2)

Sun Protection Clothes for Kids
Keep kids safe in the summer sun with these sun protection clothes for kids.

Freezer Safety
Freezer safety is an important part of any home safety regime. Here's what to consider in terms of food storage.

Dental Care for Preschoolers
Teach your preschooler how to take care of her teeth (and pick up a few pointers yourself) with these dental care tips.

What to do When Your Child is Afraid of the Doctor
A trip to the pediatrician's office can be very difficult if your preschooler is afraid. How to help a little one overcome a fear of the doctor.

Preparing for the First Dental Visit
Your preschooler may be nervous the first time he goes to the dentist. How to make the visit go smoothly.

Getting Kids to Take Medicine
Getting kids to take medication is not always the easiest task. Here's how to make the medicine go down (no sugar required!).

Fireworks Safety Tips
Common sense advice from the National Council on Fireworks Safety.

Is My Child Ready for Swimming Lessons?
Considering putting your child in swimming lessons? Find out the ideal age and other physical considerations.

How to Teach Your Child to Dial 911
In case of an emergency, you want your preschooler to be prepared. Here's how to teach your child to dial 911.

Children Safety Tips for Summer
Ready for some summertime fun? Check out these children safety tips for summer before heading out whether you are hitting the playground, pool, beach or even your own backyard.

How to Increase Vitamin D in Your Preschooler's Diet
The American Academy of Pediatrics is doubling the amount of vitamin D as previously recommended for all children. Here's how to make sure your preschooler gets enough.

Helping Kids Get Through Flu Shots and Immunizations
Let's face it, kids don't like shots. But in order to keep them healthy, vaccinations are a regular part of childhood. Here are some strategies to help your child cope.

Toy Buying Safety Tips
Everyone loves buying toys for their preschooler. But how can you tell if they are safe? Here's how to choose.

Doing Away with Dust Mites
Got a kid with allergies? Check out this quick tip for getting dust mites out of stuffed animals.

Your Three-Year-Old -- What You Need to Know
What you need to know about your child at age three. Includes information about normal development, nutrition and health.

Your Four-Year-Old -- What You Need to Know
What you need to know about your child at age four. Includes information about normal development, nutrition and health.

Your Five-Year-Old -- What You Need to Know
What you need to know about your child at age five. Includes information about normal development, nutrition and health.

Keep Kids Safe During Winter
Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics for keeping kids safe during cold weather.

How to Make a First Aid Kit
It isn't hard to make a first aid kit. Learn how to put together this important tool for families.

New Car Seat Guidelines
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new car seat guidelines. How will they effect your preschooler?

Tips on Keeping Your Child Healthy
Parent-tested methods to keep your child healthy during cold and flu season.

Help! My Preschooler Won't Stop Nose Picking!
Just because nose picking in preschoolers is a common habit, it doesn't mean it's a behavior you have to accept. How to stop your child from picking her nose.

When Should My Child Switch from a Car Seat to a Booster Seat?
If you are thinking about switching your child from a car seat to a booster seat, it's important to know all the guidelines.

Stay Healthy Tips for Moms
Take care of yourself and improve your overall well-being with these stay healthy tips for moms.

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