Take a look at these simple tips to create a safer sleeping environment for your baby.

Because most infant suffocation occurs in the sleeping environment, babies should always sleep in a safe crib, bassinet or pack-n-play.Lay your baby on his or her back for every sleep.We know that stuffed animals, bumpers and all those cute […]

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Toys and games are tons of fun for kids and adults. But they can also pose a danger to kids if you’re not careful. Thousands of children under the age of 15 years go to the emergency room each year for toy-related injuries. Whether your kids are working on a puzzle, playing with […]

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Tomorrow, October 13th, is Home Fire Drill Day. Take the time to go over a few quick things with your whole family that could save their lives.

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October 7 – 13 is Fire Prevention Week and there is no better time to go over these fire safety tips with the whole family!

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From the moment your baby starts to crawl, the world is a magical place filled with new adventures and discoveries. From a child’s perspective, everything is a potential mountain to climb (that giant bookshelf), obstacle to overcome (those pesky stairs) or mysterious place to investigate (anywhere beyond the safety gate). Little bumps will happen. In […]

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Young children are explorers, and as they develop, they often learn by touch and by putting things into their mouths. Liquid laundry detergent packets are designed to dissolve in water. When they come in contact with wet hands or mouths, they start to dissolve and might release the concentrated liquid. We want to keep kids […]

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Special guest post by Safe Kids Georgia Intern, Bria Jackson

“Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand.” ― Confucius

The Safe Kids Georgia team was invited to tour Cobb County’s Safety Village which teaches its participants on how to react when faced with dangerous […]

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You have the pigs-in-a-blanket made, the dips and chips set out, the channel set to the big game…but have you checked to make sure your TV is properly secured?

Every 45 minutes a child is treated in the ER due to a TV tipping over1. This Saturday, February 3rd, is National TV Safety Day. Strategically […]

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Last week the Safe Kids Georgia team joined New Generations Child Development Center’s Daycare Health Fair to educate children and parents about home, bike, water, poisoning, and car seat safety. New Generations Child Development is a daycare center that serves families working for Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Emory Healthcare, or Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, […]

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Safe Sleep Awareness

Some Quick Definitions1

Sudden unexpected infant death (SUID): The death of an infant younger than 1 year of age that occurs suddenly and unexpectedly. After a full investigation, these deaths may be diagnosed as suffocation, entrapment, infection, ingestion, metabolic diseases, cardiac arrhythmias, trauma, or SIDS. Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS): The sudden […]

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