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Be Part of the Safety Team for your Child

Nicklaus Children's joins hospitals across the nation in celebrating Patient Safety Awareness WeekMarch 12 to 18. Be a part of the safety team for your child. Parents are the most critical part of a child's caregiving team.

03/13/2017

Product Recall: Britax Strollers

A damaged receiver mount on the stroller can cause the car seat to disengage and fall unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to infants in the car seat.

02/21/2017

STOP Aggressive Driving

February is Aggressive Driving Awareness month.
Help South Florida keep our roads safer!

02/20/2017

Special Holiday Shopping Recalls Report

During the last holiday season, the hot product for gifts was the hoverboard. The lithium-ion battery packs that power the units can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Many of the recalled hoverboards were identified in our July 2016 recall report.

12/20/2016

Health Information Library

Health Information Library

An informed parent can make better decisions about their child's care.  In this section, we provide links to a variety of resources that will help you find health and safety information. 

Consumer Health

Comsumer Health Information

Useful information and preventive guidelines aimed to help our families be as educuated and familiar with their childs condition and pediatric health as possible. 

Kids Health

Kids Health 

Search information provided for Parents, Kids and Teens with featured topics such as pregnancy and newborns, nutrition and fitness, health problems and more. 


Kohl's Cares

FFollow our events calendar and attend one of our free events. You also can download educational materials and play games online that promote bike and child safety. 

Safe Kids

In this section you will find information on Safe Kids Miami Dade County and injury prevention programs essential to promote the safety and well being of our children.

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Whether you are an athlete, coach, healthcare provider or parent, we have the sports injury prevention tips and tools to make sure safety is your first priority. 

Emmi



 

Emmi programs are web-based presentations that take complex medical information and make it easy for you and your family to understand. You can view these programs online for free, and share them with your friends and family.

 

Latest Articles

Be Part of the Safety Team for your Child

Nicklaus Children's joins hospitals across the nation in celebrating Patient Safety Awareness WeekMarch 12 to 18. Be a part of the safety team for your child. Parents are the most critical part of a child's caregiving team.

03/13/2017

Product Recall: Britax Strollers

A damaged receiver mount on the stroller can cause the car seat to disengage and fall unexpectedly, posing a fall hazard to infants in the car seat.

02/21/2017

STOP Aggressive Driving

February is Aggressive Driving Awareness month.
Help South Florida keep our roads safer!

02/20/2017

Special Holiday Shopping Recalls Report

During the last holiday season, the hot product for gifts was the hoverboard. The lithium-ion battery packs that power the units can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. Many of the recalled hoverboards were identified in our July 2016 recall report.

12/20/2016

Infographics

GiveMe5 Infographic

Read on to learn why fruits and veggies are so important and get tips on how to eat at least five servings a day!
​Use #GiveMe5 on social media to share photos of your favorite fruits and veggies!

Sports Hydration Infographic

How much water should a kid drink while playing sports?

Healthy Tips for Kids Infographic

Healthy, happy kids grow up to be healthy, happy adults. It’s a parent’s responsibility to instill good habits early on. Read on for more healthy tips for kids about eating nutritiously, spending time outdoors, clocking enough sleep, limiting screen time and staying fit and active from childhood to adolescence and beyond.

Sugar Intake in Kids Infographic

It's no secret that kids love sugar. What's unclear is just how detrimental the sweet stuff is to your child’s health. Recent studies have found that sugar has the same effect on the brain as certain addictive drugs. The experts at Nicklaus Children's Hospital take a closer look at the harmful effect too much sugar can have on the body.

Youth Sports Injury Prevention Infographic

Are your kids playing it safe? Helping children lead physically active lifestyles is essential to their health. Explore Nicklaus Children's Hospital's best tips for keeping young athletes safe and active.


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