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Animal bites: First aid

Children can be bitten or scratched by a pet or by a stray animal. Learn how to treat and prevent animal bites and scratches.

Water safety and drowning prevention

Check out our life-saving advice to keep your child safe and happy while they are enjoying water-related activities.

Cleft lip repair

Learn more about the surgery that repairs a cleft lip (a separation in the upper lip) and how to prepare for it.

Preventing burns from campfires and fireworks

Follow these tips to keep everyone safe and avoid burns when enjoying outdoors activities involving fires and fireworks.

Healthy screen time limits:
Find out what they are and how to set them

Playground safety:
Child-friendly playground safety tips

Cast care: Find out how to care for
your child’s cast during their recovery

How to dress your newborn baby: Tips
to help you safely hold and dress your baby

Swimming safety: Easy-to-learn tips for kids to keep them safe in and around water

How the Body Works:
Lungs

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