Safety and Wellness

We are committed to helping families raise healthy children. Our videos, articles and flyers provide the latest child and teen health, safety and parenting information. You’ll find resources about injury prevention, fitness, nutrition and other topics to help keep your child or teen safe and healthy.

Summer Safety Tips
Summer Safety Tips
Keep your family healthy and safe – whether kids are home, on the road or at camp.
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Enjoy the Water Safely
Enjoy the Water Safely
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Prevent Underage Marijuana Use
Start talking with your child about drugs by 4th or 5th grade.
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Adolescent Medicine - Teenology - A Blog for Parents of Teens
A Blog for Parents of Teens
Experts from our department of Adolescent Medicine help parents and caregivers navigate the teen years.
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  • Window Fall Prevention (00:00:31)

    This 30-second video features Dr. Carlos Villavicencio of Seattle Children’s Hospital giving tips for preventing window falls.

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    • Booster Seats

      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.

    • Summer Safety Tips

      Whether your kids are home for summer, on the road with you or away at camp, use these tips to keep your family safe and healthy.

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  • Infants Turning Blue And Other Scary Things

    EVERY new parent worries about their newborn from how much they are eating, sleeping, peeing and pooping to ensuring they hit developmental milestones. We also worry about how they breathe and how they sound. It’s a stressful time period and most aren’t running on tons of sleep themselves — so we’re more emotional baseline. Occasionally, a […]

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Featured In Wellness


  • Cyberbullying (00:00:31)

    Cyberbullying is bullying that happens using electronic technology. It can include mean or embarrassing photos, videos or comments posted on social media or sent by text. Sometimes teens don’t want... cont.

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    • Disasters and Scary Events: Helping Children Cope

      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.

    • Feeding Your Family

      Busy schedules and easy access to fast food can make it a challenge for families to make healthy food choices. Many families are looking for ideas on how they can improve their family’s... cont.