Safety & Preparedness
- Q How can I determine which car seat is best for my child?
Amy Nelson - NASM Elite Trainer, FitnessThe best car seat for your child is one that will fit them for the stage of life they are in. If you choose to go with an infant carrier just know you may have to purchase a bigger car seat once they exceed the weight and height limit, which for some... Full Answer
- Q Why should I wear a helmet while riding a bike?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineEach year, more than half a million Americans will end up in emergency rooms because of bicycle accidents. Head injuries account for one third of the emergency room visits, two thirds of the hospitalizations, and three fourths of all deaths.... Full Answer
- Q What steps can I take to prevent accidents?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyFate is fate. But that doesn't mean you should accept any accident as karma's way of paying you back for the time you shaved $33 off your taxes in 1994. You can prevent plenty of unintentional problems by intentionally preparing yourself. ON THE... Full Answer
- Q How can I prepare my other children for my new baby?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineHere are some ideas for helping your other children manage the family newbie: Get Them Involved Early. Talk to them about what's happening (that is, if they don't notice your growing belly); discuss potential names you're thinking of; even consider a... Full Answer
- Q How do I prepare my pets for the arrival of a baby?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyHere are some ideas for helping Fido prepare for the family newbie: Prep the Smell. Have a friend or partner bring something home with the baby's smell on it (like a receiving blanket) and give it to your pet before you return from the hospital.... Full Answer