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Find out more information about child safety including dental emergencies, kitchen booster seats and car seats.

  • Car Seat Safety

    Infant’s birth to one year of age Your baby needs a car seat every time you ride in the car. Always use a car seat in a rear-facing position in the back seat of your car.ALWAYS READ YOUR MANUFACTURERS INSTRUCTIONS. If your child outgrows the infant only car seat, he or she would progress to […]

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  • Dental Safety/Emergency

    Here are some ways to protect your child’s teeth: Always use infant car seats and seat belts when you drive. Babies will chew on almost anything. Keep them away from hard things that could crack their teeth. Children fall a lot when they are learning to walk. Teeth can break, crack, get knocked out or […]

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  • Kitchen Booster Seat Safety

    PDF/Printer Friendly Version Tips for keeping your child safe If you decide to try a kitchen booster seat make sure it has straps that you can use to secure it to a stable chair and belts to keep your child safely in place. Kitchen booster seats are generally used when a child is about 8 […]

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  • Preschooler Safety

    Car Seats When your child weighs 40lbs, they can ride in a booster seat. Booster seats are for children who are too big for convertible car seats but too small for a vehicle seat belt system. The booster seat helps the seat belt fit properly over your child’s body. Children are always safer riding in […]

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