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What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby at home?

Choking: Added to what dr. Ferguson mentioned is the danger of choking. Once the baby is able to reach and grab for items make sure there are no parts that are small enough to choke on ie; buttons, wheels, eyes and magnets. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more


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What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child at home?

Accident prevention: I find that anticipation works best.Think of you baby's abilities 4 mos from now and take precautions. At 2wks guard against falling, smothering, choking, and being too rough in shaking.Make sure they sleep on their back! consider pet safety. Don't smoke.Lock your weapons properly now. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby when traveling by car?

Approved car seat: Safe travel with your infant in a car begins with a properly installed, rear-facing approved car seat. For longer rides you will need to plan for frequent stops to feed, move about, etc. You may want to shield your baby from direct sun light and bundle up if it is cold outside. Mirrors which attach to rear windows by suction make it easy for you to check on your baby using the rear view mirror. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child at home?

Be cautious: As babies learn to walk, they will grab anything to hold on, including electrical cords attached to coffee pots. Babies fall often at this stage and furniture with sharp edges or stonework may be dangerous. Burns and drowning are possible hazards at this age as baby explores the house. Avoid small toys or toys with small pieces that may break off and become lodged in the throat or lungs. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my nine to twelve month old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my nine to twelve month old child at home?

Safety: Way too much for 400 letters! Try: http://www.babycenter.com/0_childproofing-around-the-house_460.bc. Safety and health concerns should also be discussed at your well child visits. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 2-3 year old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 2-3 year old child at home?

Global safety: Gates on stairs, locks on doors, locked up medications and cleaning supplies, outlet covers, cords for electronics hidden safely, etc. Firearms should be stored unloaded separate from ammunition and locked. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my twelve to fifteen month old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my twelve to fifteen month old child at home?

Be cautious: As babies learn to walk, they will grab anything to hold on, including electrical cords attached to coffee pots. Babies fall often at this stage and furniture with sharp edges or stonework may be dangerous. They seek out water and are at risk of drowning in buckets, toilets or tubs. Some have wondered out of the house into the street at this age. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 12-15 month old child when traveling?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 12-15 month old child when traveling?

Safety: This is is a good reference. http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/Pages/Travel-Safety-Tips.aspx ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my two to four month old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my two to four month old child at home?

Safety: Way too much for 400 letters! Try: http://www.babycenter.com/0_childproofing-around-the-house_460.bc. Safety and health concerns should also be discussed at your well child visits. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my four to six month old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my four to six month old child at home?

Safety: Way too much for 400 letters! Try: http://www.babycenter.com/0_childproofing-around-the-house_460.bc. Safety and health concerns should also be discussed at your well child visits. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child when traveling by car?

Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the baby's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! The size of your vehicle is a factor in car safety as well, but this is not specific to your baby. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my six to nine month old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my six to nine month old child at home?

Safety: Way too much for 400 letters! Try: http://www.babycenter.com/0_childproofing-around-the-house_460.bc. Safety and health concerns should also be discussed at your well child visits. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my fifteen to eighteen month old child at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my fifteen to eighteen month old child at home?

Couple suggestions: As babies learn to walk, they will grab anything to hold on, including electrical cords attached to coffee pots. Babies fall often at this stage and furniture with sharp edges or stonework may be dangerous. Burns and drowning are possible hazards at this age as baby explores the house. Avoid small toys or toys with small pieces that may break off and become lodged in the throat or lungs. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my two to four month old child when traveling?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my two to four month old child when traveling?

Travel : Once again I defer to the aap.org site. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/on-the-go/Pages/Flying-with-Baby.aspx ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my four to six month old child when traveling?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my four to six month old child when traveling?

Travel : Once again I defer to the aap.org site. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/on-the-go/Pages/Flying-with-Baby.aspx ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 15-18 month old child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 15-18 month old child when traveling by car?

Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the child's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my six to nine month old child when traveling by

What are some safety precautions I should take for my six to nine month old child when traveling by

Travel : Once again I defer to the aap.org site. http://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/on-the-go/Pages/Flying-with-Baby.aspx ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child when traveling by car?

In car seat strapped: If your wife can travel along side the child its always more reassuring for them, and she can address any need he or she might have while in the car. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 2-3 year old child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 2-3 year old child when traveling by car?

Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the child's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! ...Read more

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