Children under the age of 5 are at the greatest risk for getting injured at home, says CHOC community educator Amy Frias. Of course, the biggest reason is that’s where they spend the majority of their time. Their curiosity and inability to comprehend danger are additional challenges parents need to consider.
In this CHOC Radio segment, Frias discusses the basics of home safety. Before bringing a baby home, parents need to ensure the environment is safe. Don’t wait until the little one starts rolling over or crawling — those milestones arrive quicker than parents think.
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More children are affected by injuries than all other childhood illnesses and diseases combined. Most of these injuries are predictable and preventable. Here’s how to keep your child safe.