Safetyfor your child starts at home. Baby- and child-proofing your house can help prevent accidents and injury. Doing a check of chemicals at home—and making sure everything from pesticides to cleaning products are out of reach for little ones—helps protect your child. And of course, adult supervision and teaching a child about safety from the start can be the best defense against accidents.
PUT DOWN YOUR PHONE. Put it the back seat or glove compartment while you are driving. The biggest danger in driving today is distraction, and more than three-quarters of us talk or text while driving, which carries the same risk as driving drunk! Sure, car seats and other safety features are important, but the number one safety issue on the road today is using phones while driving…so keep your child safe by putting it away when you are behind the wheel.
This week, First 5 LA and "Good Beginnings" report on children and car safety.Part...Read More