Awareness

Happy 15 Year Anniversary Pediatric Safety!

Happy 15 Year Anniversary Pediatric Safety!

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July 17, 2009 Can it possibly be 15 years since Pediatric Safety published its first story? It feels like just yesterday…yet so much has changed since then, and is continuing to change every day. Back in 2009, our goal was to create a place where everyone who cares about children’s health and safety could get together to stay informed on all the topics that have the potential to affect them... 

Community

Healthy Road-Trip-Friendly Snacks for Kids

Healthy Road-Trip-Friendly Snacks for Kids

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Editors Note: Summer sun and holidays mean family road trips….and lots of challenges finding good-tasting but healthy snacks for your children. Check out these options which can be ordered online or obtained in most locations. Funley’s Wholly Granolly Clusters Kids will go crazy for the Peanut Butter Pretzel and Double Chocolate flavors, which come in mini clusters — perfect for tiny... 

Innovations

Senseez Pillows: Vibration to Relax, Calm & Soothe Little Bodies

Senseez Pillows: Vibration to Relax, Calm & Soothe Little Bodies

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My name is Stephanie Mitelman. I am a Mom and I created the Senseez Pillows. The name Senseez means to ease the senses… Let me tell you the story of how Senseez was born… When my son was 2, he was diagnosed with a special need. One of his difficulties was sitting in one place long enough to eat his meal, read a story, or sit for circle time. I spoke to an occupational therapist who recommended... 

Involvement

What I Remember and Why It Matters: A 1978 Child EMS Transport

What I Remember and Why It Matters: A 1978 Child EMS Transport

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St. Petersburg, FL., the year was probably 1978 or 79. My partner and I had responded to a drowning in a large apartment complex at the north end of town. When we arrived we found a bunch of people doing or trying to do CPR. While we were getting into position to take over care a news crew arrived and began to film the action- the cameraman positioned right behind me. The child was blue and just had...