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Toddler Health & Safety

Information concerning health issues in toddlers and problems that require a call to your health care provider. Also includes information about how to keep your toddler and home safe and how to respond to medical emergencies.
  1. Common Illnesses (18)
  2. Immunizations (4)
  3. Safety (15)
  4. Swine Flu (10)
  5. Toddler Dental Care (10)

How to Get Things Done: Set Up a Secure Space for Your Toddler
It can seem impossible to get even the smallest task done when you've got an active toddler in the house. One way to manage is by setting up a secure area where your toddler can play independently while you accomplish some chores nearby.

Product Recalls
Do you have any of these unsafe items in your home? Do you know anyone who does? All of these items have been recalled this year because they are dangerous to your children or your family. If you see something you own, stop using it immediately. Most companies offer free repair kits or replacements and many will give you a full refund.

Preparing for Disaster With Young Children
How ready are you for disasters like hurricanes, blackouts, fires, flood, tornadoes, or earthquakes? See advice on surviving with your young child.

Winter and Holiday Safety
See tips on protecting your children and family from common mishaps associated with the winter months and holiday season.

Product Recalls
Do you have any of these unsafe items in your home? Do you know anyone who does? All of these items have been recalled this year because they are dangerous to your children or your family. If you see something you own, stop using it immediately. Most companies offer free repair kits or replacements and many will give you a full refund.

Product Recalls
Do you have any of these unsafe items in your home? Do you know anyone who does? All of these items have been recalled this year because they are dangerous to your children or your family. If you see something you own, stop using it immediately. Most companies offer free repair kits or replacements and many will give you a full refund.

Pool Safety Quiz
Take this quiz and test your knowledge of pool safety.

Do you give your child vitamin supplements?

Before You Call the Doctor
Information you need to gather before you make a call to your health care provider when your child is ill.

Child Proofing Your Home
Tips and techniques for keeping your home safe and secure for your child or baby. Find out the most common hazards and how you can prevent them. Also find useful products helpful for baby proofing.

Chapped Lip Tips
If your child is suffering with chapped lips, here are some quick tips to help treat and prevent the problem.

Homemade Colloidal Oatmeal Bath
For less than $1 you can make your own oatmeal baths at home. This bath is often recommended to soothe the pain and itching associated with chicken pox, poison ivy, mosquito bites, and other skin irritations.

Combatting Bad Breath
How to help alleviate bad breath in your toddler or preschooler.

When Should You Use Syrup of Ipecac for Poisoning?
This remedy has long been recommended for treatment in case of poisoning. Find out why the AAP has changed this policy.

Quick Tip to Remove Bandaids Painlessly
While it may seem your toddler would like a bandaid for every imaginable boo-boo, chances are he's not so keen on having them removed. Learn how to take the pain out of this process.

Child Safety Products
Parents share their reviews of the best and worst child safety products.

Sick Toddlers - How Do You Soothe Your Sick Toddler?
Parents share how they take care of their sick toddlers to make them feel better.

Painting Toddlers' Nails
Facts and tips about painting little kids' nails.

Toddler Proofing Your Home
Get the facts on toddler proofing your home.

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