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Preventing Injuries - Months One to Two

Predictable. Preventable. Injuries are no accident!

Safe Sleep

  • Have baby sleep in his/her own crib on his/her back to sleep

  • Use a crib made after September 1986 (i.e. check label) to meet current safety standards

  • Place crib away from window and/or blind cords

  • Avoid using pillows, comforters, bumper pads, stuffed toys

Beware of Burns

  • Baby's skin will burn quickly and at lower temperatures

  • Put baby down when drinking hot liquids

  • Lower your tap water temperature to (49°C/120°F)

  • Test bath water temperature before using

Live Smoke-Free

  • Make your home and car smoke-free for the health of your family

  • Ask friends or family members who smoke to do it outside