New Parents Network

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Safety tip from SafeKids Worldwide - decorate safely for the holidays

Holiday decorations, especially candles and electrical lighting, can be fire hazards, and Safe Kids reminds parents and caregivers to take a few precautions when decorating for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwaanza and other winter festivities.

Never, never leave lit candles unattended! Don't put candles on a Christmas tree or a natural wreath, or near curtains or drapes. Keep matches and lighters locked out of reach. In 2002, candles started 18,000 home fires in the United States and caused 130 deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association .

Prevent Child Abuse Arizona

About Us:

Prevent Child Abuse Arizona (PCA) is a chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. PCA is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent the abuse and neglect of Arizona's children.

PCA provides training, advocacy, program development, and public awareness to both public and private agencies, policy makers and funders. Our current projects include:

Harvard Family Research Project

Harvard Family Research Project's goal is to provide quality information and tools related to child and family policies and programs. We conduct, synthesize, and disseminate our own research as well as compile existing knowledge, emerging trends, and promising practices to inform our publications. We also aim to initiate dialogue through our website, publications, and conference presentations to shape and advance the fields we work in.

Do not give aspirin or aspirin containing medicines to children under 19

What is the Role of Aspirin?

Epidemiological research has shown an association between the development of Reye's Syndrome and the use of aspirin (a salicylate compound) for treating the symptoms of influenza-like illnesses, chicken pox, colds, etc. The U.S. Surgeon General, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American Academy of Pediatrics  recommend that aspirin and combination products containing aspirin not be given to children under 19 years of age during episodes of fever-causing illnesses. 

Tu Nidito

Providing support to children and their families as they deal with serious illness and death: seriously ill children, grief and bereavement, and Ben's Bells.