Outdoor Safety

The great outdoors can seem not-so-great when your baby is itchy, sunburned, or suffering from bug bites. Here you'll get outdoor safety tips for summer and winter - plus learn how to keep your baby safe in the playground and water.

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How to Stay Warm Throughout the Winter Season

The weather outside may be frightful, but being cooped up isn’t delightful—for you or the kids. Check the thermometer—er, your weather app—and head out prepared with these stay-warm strategies from Hector de León, M.D., a pediatrician with Kaiser Permanente Colorado in Fort Collins.  
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5 Things I Learned From Taking a Baby Swim Class With Michael Phelps

In a class hosted by Huggies Little Swimmers, the most decorated Olympian in history showed me the best way to swim with a baby. (Spoiler alert: Most of us are doing it all wrong!)
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Terrifying Video Raises Important Point About Pool Safety

When it comes to keeping your kids safe in the pool, you can't possibly be too careful—and a video that's surfaced makes that point loud and clear. 
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Why Are So Many Kids Having Scary Reactions From Sunscreen? Experts Weigh In

The photos are scary; kids are having reactions from using sunscreens many parents think are safe. Here's what you need to know.
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This 6-Month-Old Baby Just Rescued Herself From a Pool

This video of a baby learning to "self rescue" herself from drowning has gone viral and sparked debate among parents.
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More Outdoor Safety

Child Drowning First Aid: 7 Steps That Can Save a Life

Every parent and guardian should learn these emergency steps for treating a drowning victim.
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The Differences Between Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac

How do you distinguish between these poisonous plants, and what’s the best way to treat rashes that appear after touching them? We spoke with experts to find out.
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Avoiding Accidents

Protect you and baby with these tips on safety at home and on the road.