9.15.2016

September is Baby Safety Month


Each year since 1983, September has been recognized as "Baby Safety Month" to promote safe use of baby products and educate consumers about safety concerns for infants and toddlers.  Are you a parent or caregiver with questions about keeping your baby safe from injury?  Or are you a researcher looking for data on infant and child safety?  State agencies have produced numerous publications that can help.

Abandoned Infant ReportColorado Department of Human Services.  Annual.

Airway Obstruction Injuries (AOI) Among Colorado Children Ages 0 to 14Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005.

Booster Seat Use Among Colorado ChildrenColorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2006.

Brain Injury in Children and YouthColorado Department of Education, 2013.  Includes information on infant traumatic brain injury.

Car Seat SafetyColorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  Website.

Child Fatality Prevention System Data and InformationColorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  Website.

Child Fatality Review in ColoradoColorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2008.

Child Restraint in AutomobilesColorado State University Extension, 2010.

Colorado Child Fatality Prevention SystemColorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2006.

Colorado Child Welfare Plan, Keeping Kids Safe and Families HealthyColorado Department of Human Services, 2012.

Drowning Deaths and Near-Drowning Incidents Among Colorado Children Ages 0-14Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2003.

Early Childhood Caries:  Baby Bottle Tooth Decay or Nursing Bottle MouthColorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2006.

Fall Injuries Among Colorado Children Ages 0 to 14Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2003.

Guidelines for the Identification of Poisonous Plants in Child Care CentersColorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2005.

Infant Mortality in Colorado:  Trends, Disparities, and Current ResearchColorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2008.

Introduction of Solid Foods to InfantsColorado State University Cooperative Extension, 1990.

Motor Vehicle Occupant Injuries for Colorado Children Ages 0 to 14Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2003.

Safe Sleep for Your BabyColorado Department of Public Health and Environment.  Website.

Selecting Safe ToysColorado State University Cooperative Extension, 1974.  Old, but still has many relevant tips.

Serving Children Safe FoodsColorado State University Extension, 2012.

Your Petting Zoo & Fair:  Tips On Making it Safe for the PublicColorado Department of Public Health and Environment, 2010.

For more resources, search our library's online catalog.

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