Age: Infants

Know the heatstroke numbers

I’m loving this Ohio weather, unfortunately I know with warmer weather comes the major risk for young children dying in hot cars. However, a new national survey shows that parent and caregiver awareness of the dangers continues to be high and … Continue reading

Swings and slings can be dangerous things

A new study underlines the importance of not putting babies to sleep in car seats, swings, bouncers and other carrying devices. In the study, researchers reviewed 47 deaths among children younger than age 2 that occurred in sitting and carrying … Continue reading

Immunizations are safe and effective

Staying up-to-date on immunizations is one of the most important things parents can do to keep their children healthy and safe.  This week is an important week for immunizations – learn more from our guest blogger, State Senator Shannon Jones. Immunizations … Continue reading

Should you be a parent? 5 questions to ask first.

About 20 percent of women don’t have children, a rate twice as high as the 1970s according to the Pew Research Center. For some, the decision is due to life circumstances or medical problems. For about 10 percent of women, … Continue reading

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