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Posted by: Elena Chiappinelli on Nov 02, 2023

There will come a time when your child, babysitter, friend, or family member turns the fireplace on without thinking, so be sure your home is set up for safety.

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700 Children’s® features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Reusable Water Balloons: Parents Beware!

Aug 09, 2023

This summer's hot new outside toy is reusable water balloons. Sure, they’re easier on your fingers and more environmentally friendly, but did you know the magnets used to keep them closed pose a safety issue? Read More

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Horse Safety: Start with Basic Horsemanship and the Right Gear

Jun 13, 2023

What do you need to know when considering riding lessons for your child, signing them up for camp, or just safely living next to the horses in a neighbor’s backyard? Read More

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Baby Registry Series: Safe Sleep

May 25, 2023

Babies spend a lot of their time sleeping so make sure their sleep space is a safe place by following the ABCs of safe sleep. Learn more tips for setting up a safe nursery. Read More

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Drowning Prevention Is a Family Event

May 15, 2023

As the weather warms up, our minds will drift to fun family times outside at pools and the beach. Learning about drowning prevention and emergency care in case of an accident is a must before planning water activities. Read More

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The Dangers of Amber Teething Necklaces: What Parents Need to Know

May 10, 2023

Teething is one of the first milestones parents of little ones know all too well. Amber teething necklaces are popular in many parenting circles, but they are not a safe option for baby for two main reasons. Read More

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Baby Registry Series: Diaper Changes & Container Safety

Apr 20, 2023

Babies don’t need anything fancy, but there are a few things to keep in mind to prepare your home for safe diaper changes and playtime. Read More

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Front-Facing Car Seats: Is Your Child Ready?

Apr 13, 2023

Why is it important to keep your child rear facing as long as possible? Carrie Rhodes, Passenger Safety Program Coordinator at Nationwide Children’s Hospital answers this question and provides recommendations on how to determine if your child is ready for a front-facing car seat. Read More

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Baby Registry Series: Breastfeeding and Bottle-feeding

Mar 23, 2023

Breast or bottle, baby has to eat! Whichever you choose, you’ll want to put a few things on your wish list. Read More