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Did Your Child Swallow a Foreign Object? Here’s What to Do

Every year in the U.S., more than 80,000 kids swallow foreign objects — and some of them can be dangerous. Learn what to do when it happens.

The Best Sunscreen Tips for Kids

Want to keep your kids protected from the sun? Learn our expert’s tips for choosing sunscreen, wearing protective clothing, avoiding sunburns and more.

Outdoor Activities with Kids: Tips to Stay Safe in Warm Weather

Spending time outdoors is wonderful for the entire family. Our experts share how to hike, swim, boat and more — all with safety in mind.

Advocating for Your Child’s Physical and Emotional Well-Being

Tips from pediatric experts on how to advocate for your child in medical settings, the classroom, politics and more.

Winter Health and Safety Tips for Kids

Between seasonal viruses and cold weather activities such as skiing and sledding, there are many health and safety risks caregivers should prepare for during the winter months.

Wildfire Smoke and Kids: Health Effects

Smoky air and ozone are especially dangerous for kids. Get tips for staying safe and staying active, even on bad air quality days.

Social Media Safety: Kids and Teens Weigh In

These social media safety tips for parents include real insights from teens, plus suggestions from experts at Children's Colorado.

Preventing Choking in Babies

Read this guide to help keep your baby safe from choking hazards.

Safe Sleep for Babies with Medical Conditions

Learn about the extra sleep precautions parents need to take if their baby was born prematurely or has an ongoing condition that requires medical equipment.

Car Seat Safety for Premature Babies

Our experts explain how to safely use a car seat for premature babies or those with medical conditions.

Baby First-Aid Kit

Read this checklist so you feel prepared to care for your baby at home.

How to Baby-Proof Your Home

Learn how to baby-proof your home and help create a healthy environment for your family with this guide from the experts at Children’s Colorado.

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