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Picky Eaters and What to Do

Picky Eaters and What to Do

Español (Spanish)  Your child might not like every food you give him or her on the first try. Give your child a chance to try foods again and again, even if he or she does not like them at first. Children may need to try some foods many times before they like them....

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Foods and Drinks to Avoid or Limit

Healthy eating is all about balance. There is no need to add salt or sugar to your child’s food. There are also some foods and drinks that are not safe for your child to eat and others that are not as healthy choices as other foods. Honey before 12 months may cause a...

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Choking Hazards

Your baby is learning how to chew and swallow foods. This means your child may choke. By 12 months old, your child is getting better at eating and may even be feeding themselves. Even though your child can now eat most foods, some are still choking hazards. The way...

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Child Passenger Safety

Child Passenger Safety

Motor Vehicle Crashes: A Leading Cause of Death for Children In 2019, 608 child passengers age 12 and younger died in motor vehicle crashes,1 and more than 91,000 were injured.2 Of the children 12 and younger who died in a crash (for whom restraint use was known), 38%...

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Preventing Child Abuse & Neglect

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kcKX2In0B0 Video - English https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpAW__RKSTU Video - Spanish What are child abuse and neglect? Child abuse and neglect are serious public health problems and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) that can have...

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What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges. There is often nothing about how people with ASD look that sets them apart from other people, but people with ASD may communicate,...

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