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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
5 Ways To Protect Babies And Children In The Car: No Age Limit For Rear-Facing Car Seats
September 08, 2018
Unbelievable coincidence today: I stayed back this morning to finish this post while my family dropped off my son for a birthday party. There are complex carpools happening to get to the party (thank you, Village!) and while sorting it out someone offered my nine year-old a seat in a car — saying it would […]
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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.
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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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The Teenology 101 blog is a guide for parents and caregivers raising teenagers, written by experts from our department of adolescent medicine.