August 20, 2019 / Campaign Updates

What your pediatrician may not tell you

Preparing for a baby’s arrival can feel overwhelming. Your obstetrician and pediatrician are excellent resources for caring for your baby and keeping them healthy, but they may not tell you how to keep your child safe in your home. 

Parents and caregivers often think preventable tragedies won’t happen to their family, but sadly, accidents can happen to even the most attentive parents and caregivers. Last year, 33 children in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties died from unsafe sleep, accidental drowning or abusive head trauma (also known as shaken baby syndrome). 

All of these deaths are 100 percent preventable.Learn tips for expecting parents by reading the blog post on No Ordinary Liz.