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Resources and Helpful Information

Please visit the following websites for more information:

Parent and Child
Mother and Baby


  • Poison Control - The California Poison Control System (CPCS) provides immediate, free and expert treatment advice and referral over the telephone in case of exposure to poisonous or toxic substances.  Physicians, Pharmacists, nurses, and poison information providers answer the calls to 1-800-222-1222   24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  Language interpreters are always available.

  • National Battery Ingestion Hotline - Swallowed a Button Battery? Battery in the Nose or Ear? Every year in the United States, more than 3,500 people of all ages swallow button batteries. These are used to power hearing aids, watches, toys, games, flashing jewelry, singing greeting cards, remote control devices, and many other items. The National Capital Poison Center in Washington, DC, operates a 24/7 hotline for battery ingestion cases. Call 202-625-3333 for guidance.     



  • AnchorIt! - Every 24 minutes a child in the U.S. is injured as a result of a TV or furniture tip-over incident. The Anchor It! campaign is the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) call to action to educate parents and caregivers about these dangers in the home and to urge simple, low-cost action to prevent these tragedies.

  • Meghan's Hope - Meghan Agnes Beck died on December 18, 2004, at the age of 3, when her dresser fell on her while the rest of the family slept. Her death was preventable.  A few dollars and a few minutes to secure her dresser would have saved her life. Don't make the same mistake we did.  Be safety smart. Learn to prevent tip-over in your home today.  Holes in walls can be repaired.  A hole in the heart, cannot be. 

  • First Candle - Visit their website to learn more about safe sleep practices for your baby and other programs available to help families keep their children safe and healthy.

  • Safe Kids Worldwide - Safe Kids Worldwide is an international network of agencies and organizations whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injuries, the leading killer of children 14 and under.

  • - Please visit for pool safety information. CPSC is working with other safety groups in the pool and spa safety community to encourage the use of layers of protection such as fencing around pools, constant supervision, and requiring anti-entrapment drain covers and other safety devices.

  • Farah & Farah - Parents often don’t realize they are using child car seats incorrectly. These mistakes are dangerous because they increase the risk of injury to the child in the event of a crash. Road injuries are the most common cause of preventable injuries and death among children. You can learn more about Car Seat Safety and 20 Helpful Common Mistakes that we can prevent here.


  • American Acadamy of Pediatrics - The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP has 57,000 members in the United States, Canada and Latin America. More than 41,000 members are board-certified and are called Fellows of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP).

  • - "Save A Little Life" provides expert instructors in CPR & first-aid education for parents, family & care providers in the greater Los Angeles area.  All instructors are American Heart Association prepared and current in their clinical fields.





  • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency's jurisdiction. Visit for information on recalls.

  • Consumer Notice - Consumer Notice is a trusted source of information on defective products, financial vulnerability and environmental and public hazards that threaten your health and safety. They have published a Babyproofing Essentials guide that covers everything an expectant or new parent needs to know about making their home safe for baby!

  • USFA - The United States Fire Administration.

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