Baby safety

When it comes to baby safety, there are some hard and fast rules. Here's the info you need to know to help keep your little one safe.

best car seats of 2021

The best car seats

COVID-19 and pediatrics: Your questions answered

dad with toddler on tricycle

Talking to your toddler about street safety

toddler running on couch

When your toddler likes to run off

toddler and mom with dogs

Your toddler and other people’s pets

toddlers reaching for door

Keeping your home safe for a toddler

baby with cat

Helping baby play nice with pets

baby chewing on toys

10 things to keep out of baby’s mouth

A baby in bath tub.

When can I move baby to the big tub?

baby in car seat in car

7 car seat rules for a smooth ride

baby getting bath

8 keys to bathtime safety

baby asleep in crib

What you should know about crib safety

baby playing with toy

Tips for playing safely with baby

A couple running with baby to represent exercise while breast feeding.

Is it safe to exercise while breastfeeding?

A baby sleeping on back.

Baby’s sleep position

A couple traveling with their newborn in a stroller.

8 must-packs for an outing with your newborn

A baby getting bath.

Washing your newborn with a sponge

baby sleeping in crib

What should I put in a newborn’s crib?

A baby laying down.

Why do some newborns lose weight?

Toddler-proofing your devices

Ovia Family Award Winners: Travel Systems 

Splish splash: outdoor water activities for toddlers in the summer

Talking to your verbal toddler about safety

Suggested immunization schedule for your baby’s second year and onward through early childhood

Playground safety rules for your toddler

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Playground manners for both baby and you

Safety rules for baby’s first time playing on the playground

Surprising places crawlers and early walkers can get into

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What is BPA? Should I be concerned?

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9 tips for bringing baby on a plane

A newborn playing with toys.

When can I start introducing toys?

Washing your newborns’s clothes

When can I stop worrying about choking hazards with food?

Help! My toddler can reach the door handle

Outdoor safety for toddlers

Things that should still be toddler-proofed

A person holding their newborn baby's soft spot.

Why does my newborn have a soft spot?

Your toddler’s relationship with your pets

Toddler shower safety

Outdoor safety hazards

Educating your child about the internet

Bathtime safety and your almost-three-year-old

Keeping your toddler safe in your home without hovering

Choosing an emergency contact for your toddler

When to teach your toddler about “stranger danger”

Pros and cons of a toddler harness

Can my toddler wear nail polish?

Helping your toddler stay safe at home

Things to consider when baby wants a pet

Car safety with your toddler

Toddler fashion choices that can be safety hazards

Safe ways to help your toddler enjoy nature

When to switch to a convertible car seat 

1 year

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Baby bike seats

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Should I carry baby facing in or out?

5 safety tips for bathing with your toddler

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Baby-proofing for crawling

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High chair safety tips

A person spending time outside with their baby.

Outside with the baby

Can my baby wear jewelry?

A baby in a walker, one of the dangerous household items for babies that people don't know about.

Unexpected household dangers: the five Bs

Image of germs.

Germs and your newborn

Teaching your child about safety

Childproofing: The next chapter

Is my toddler mature enough to take care of a pet?

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Is it okay to pierce my baby’s ears?

Two baby hands touching an outlet that's made safe by a cover. This is to represent baby proofing your house.

12 baby-proofing must-dos

When can children bathe themselves?

Cigarette smoke and your child

Playpens in the second year

When can or should my toddler go barefoot?

What every parent should know about lead

Fun and games: Playing in the sandbox

The importance of active outdoor play

Helping your child get along with pets

When do I turn the car seat seat around?

Kitchen safety for your toddler-to-be