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Firearm Safety and Suicide Prevention
78% percent of all firearm deaths in Washington state are suicides. Learn how to store firearms safely using triple safe storage. Learn more at seattlechildrens.org/firearmsafety.
A booster seat is a car seat without a harness. It raises a child up so the lap and shoulder belt fit right. Children use a booster seat when they are too big for a car seat but not big enough for an... cont.
Use this checklist to help make your home a safer place for children. Share it with your child’s caregivers or grandparents, so that their homes will be safer to visit.
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Safety and Injury Prevention
Safety Topics for Children with Special Needs
Safety Topics for Infants 0 to 2 Years
Car Seats and Booster Seats And Your Precious Cargo While Carpooling
April 09, 2018
A friend pulled me aside last week urging me to write about car seat and seatbelt safety. His family had been involved in a rollover accident on the way home from school — literally, just turning in an intersection, as I understand it, they were plowed into by another car which caused their car to […]
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2017–2018 Flu Vaccine Recommendations
Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson explains the 2017–2018 flu vaccine recommendations.
Your actions and what you model for your family can help guide your child to make healthy choices about what they eat and how to stay active.
As a parent, you can't control natural disasters or events in our world, but you can help your child cope when they do happen. The following tips provide ideas for helping your child feel safe,... cont.
Select a category below to browse through our collection of Wellness-related articles and videos:
Behavioral and Emotional Wellness
Growth and Development
Nutrition and Fitness
Oral Health and Personal Hygiene
Wellness Topics for Children with Special Needs
Wellness Topics for Infants 0 to 2 Years
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In This Issue: Spring 2018
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The Teenology 101 blog is a guide for parents and caregivers raising teenagers, written by experts from our department of adolescent medicine.