- Keep medications and cleaning supplies out of reach of children.
- All medications should have child-proof safety caps.
- Keep pot handles turned in on the stove so they can’t be pulled off the stove by toddlers.
- Cover all electrical outlets.
- All electrical wires should be out of reach of children.
- Stairs should be gated.
- Cribs should conform to safety standards.
- Do not place cribs by window cords
- All passengers in cars should ride with safety restraints.
- Children should be secured in age and weight appropriate car seats/seat belts.
- Never, for any reason, leave a child unattended in either a moving or stationary vehicle.
- All riders, regardless of age, should wear a helmet while riding a bicycle.
- Knee and shin pads are also advisable.
Following a head injury look for the following symptoms:
- Nausea or Vomiting
- Drowsiness or lethargy
- Hyper-Active or Unusual Behavior
- Blurred or Double Vision
- Unsteady Gait
If your child is exhibiting any of the above symptoms, please call the office right away.