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Advice on safe sleeping for your baby

We reached out to pediatrician and SIDS researcher Rachel Moon, MD, for advice on safe sleeping for your baby and possible risks leading to SIDS.

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When traveling with little ones, consider these expert tips

Before you hit the road or take to the skies this holiday season, here’s what pediatricians from Children’s National Health System want you to know.

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Burn prevention and home safety

Learn more about ways to keep your children safe from getting burned in different parts of your home.

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What to do when there’s a fire

Learn more about how to practice and prepare for a fire emergency in your home.

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Q&A: Is it safe to use bug spray?

Heavy duty bug spray isn’t necessary for everyday use, such as at backyard picnics or barbeques.