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Creating a safe sleep environment at home for baby

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Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed October as Safe Sleep Awareness Month in Arizona, which aims to educate families with babies about safe sleep practices.

toddler hand reaching for rubber ducky in tub

Preventing toddler drownings in the home

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The biggest drowning threat to toddler safety is unexpected, unsupervised access to water, which includes toilets, bathtubs and buckets of water.

Keep kids safe from danger of hot cars

Keep children safe from the danger of hot cars

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As temperatures in Arizona heat up, it’s important to understand the lethal danger of leaving a child inside a locked car.

sleeping baby, alone in a crib

Be an advocate for safe sleep

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Everyone can be a safe sleep advocate by reminding parents that a safe sleep environment for babies includes alone, on their back and in a crib.

Pediatricians say baby walkers are unsafe

Doctors say baby walkers are not safe, don’t help development

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Baby walkers are advertised as fun for young children, but pediatricians say they’re dangerous.

Car seat safety

New from AAP: ‘Children should ride in a rear-facing car safety seat as long as possible’

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The American Academy of Pediatrics now advises that young kids should ride in a rear-facing car seat as long as possible. This will include almost all children…

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Arizona’s young children drowning rate is double the national rate

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Drownings are a top cause of injury-related death for Arizona children. Consider these tips to keep your child safe around water.

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Keep your family safe around fireworks on the 4th of July

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If you plan to be around fireworks this 4th of July, make sure to follow these tips to keep your kids as safe as possible.

A child during a health checkup

Children’s Health Care

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Learn how to keep your child healthy, and when to take him to the doctor.

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