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Infant Safety Tips

Seven(7) to Nine(9) Months old

Keep emergency numbers handy: know 911 and the poison control center number.

Never leave your baby alone with pets or small children. Never leave your baby alone in the car.

Put your baby in an infant car seat, facing the rear of the car, for every ride.

Use electrical safety plugs. Keep electrical cords and table cloths out of reach.

Burns: Turn water heater to less than 120F (warm)

Place smoke detectors in the hallways near bedrooms.

Falls: Use stair gates and window guards.

Choking: Keep small objects and balloons away from your baby. Keep pillows out of your baby's bed. Remove plastic wrap from mattress

Hearing Loss: Keep your baby away from loud noises like vacuuming and loud music.

Poisonings: Label and lock up medicines and poisons. Have one ounce Syrup of Ipecac on hand in case of poisoning. Call poison center at 911 before using Ipecac. Never call medicine "candy".