Protecting your children is your top priority. It’s ours, too. Together with your family, school and community, Spectrum Health Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital’s Injury Prevention Program helps save lives. Through this initiative and our community leadership with Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids, our team educates health care professionals, community groups and children. That’s because we know safe kids are happy kids.
Our efforts are based on community needs and scientific evidence, so we can make the greatest possible impact.
Watch our videos to learn how to:
If your kids love sports on wheels, explore even more tips for bicycle, in-line skating and skateboarding safety.
Watch a demonstration of how to install a car seat and harness your children to keep them safe in case of a crash. Then, review additional information:
Fix common safety issues around the home, where most child injuries happen.
Support safe and sound infant slumber at bedtime and naptime with simple, lifesaving tips.
Sports are good for staying healthy and making friends, but kids need adults’ guidance to enjoy them safely. If you’re a parent or coach, you can reduce the risk of injury by:
Get more advice on sports injury prevention, including staying well during play.
Help kids have fun safely at the pool, at the beach, and even in the bathtub by:
Explore more water safety tips for your little ones of all ages.
You can help us reach more kids and families.
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