When you keep your baby safe, you show him you will protect him. This builds his trust in you, in himself and in the world around him.
New York State Parent Connection Helpline provides free, confidential support for parents and caregivers experiencing stress.
Local Monroe County Coalition staff a toll-free warmline for more information & support.
Learn how to install a car seat or find a car seat inspection station visit:
Your local police of sheriff’s department can usually help find an inspection station too.
Find lots of information on baby proofing your home. Look for the “Safety” button.
A paper towel tube roll test can help you reduce the chance of your child choking. If you can pass a toy or object through the tube, a baby can choke on it. So put it out of reach and keep it out of your baby’s hands.
Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is a serious and sometimes fatal injury that can happen when a baby or young child is violently shaken. Babies’ brains are fragile and their necks are not very strong. When a baby is shaken, his brain slams against the inside of his skull and it can be damaged forever. For more information see National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome.