Taking Baby to the Doctor

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Automobile Safety

consumerreports.org
Search the Cars section of the Consumer Reports Web site for information on the safest new cars, complete with an analysis of how well each one handles and protects its passengers during a collision.

Babysitter Training

American Red Cross
redcross.org

American Safety & Health Institute
ashinstitute.com

Both of these organizations offer courses to train babysitters in basic childcare for infants and toddlers, as well as emergency-care strategies and first-aid techniques.

Fetal Health Crisis Support

Hospice Care Network
hospicecarenetwork.org
800-2HOSPICE
Hospice Care Network offers a support program for parents whose unborn child is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness and who want to continue their pregnancy. Ask for Mary Gravina.

Ringling Bros. Circus

ringling.com
Kids 12 months or younger can experience the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for free.
Check for showtimes at ringling.com/schedule and order your voucher at ringling.com/offers/baby.aspx.

Skeletal Dysplasia

The Luca John Foundation
lucajohnfoundation.org
Established to raise money for skeletal dysplasia research, the Luca John Foundation also provides financial assistance for funeral expenses for families who have lost a child 12 months old or younger.


Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the February 2008 issue of American Baby magazine.


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