Safety precautions

toddler

If you have a young child, never leave her unsupervised. Be sure you or an adult whom you trust watches your child at all times.

Your child can run into trouble in your driveway, in the yard, at the playground—just about anywhere.

Learn more:

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Guide for the Care of Children: Ages Birth to 5 Years Old, fifth edition. To avoid awkward sentences, instead of referring to your child as "he/she" or "him/her," this guide will alternate between "he" or she" and "him" or "her."
Reviewed By: Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts, including the Pediatric Department of Allina Health Coon Rapids Clinic
First Published: 02/01/2010
Last Reviewed: 01/01/2016

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