Health & Safety

baby graphic Each child is unique and develops at their own pace, but there are ways to track your baby’s growth and development. Start by scheduling regular visits with your baby’s doctor, especially in the first year, and take advantage of the resources available right here in Allegheny County. While you’re focused on keeping baby safe and healthy, don’t forget about you! Support for pregnant and expectant parents is just a click or call away.  

How-Tos, Tips and More

Safe Sleep

A safe and comfortable sleep space can help your baby get a good night’s sleep while giving you peace of mind.

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Baby Feeding

How do you know when your baby is hungry? How much should you feed your child? When do you introduce solid foods? Here are some resources to help.

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Well Child Visits and Immunizations

Well child visits give you and your pediatrician a chance to discuss your child’s growth and development and to talk about any concerns you may have. They are also when your child will receive important immunizations.

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Car Safety

Car seats, booster seats and seat belts, when properly used, are the most effective way to save lives and reduce the risk of injury in an accident. Learn how to protect your child while traveling in a car.

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Car Seat Installation

Installing a car seat in your vehicle can be tricky. Proper installation and use is important to ensuring your child travels safely. Here you will find ready to follow detailed car seat installation instructions and videos by car seat type. 

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Text4Baby App

Text4baby is a free app that makes it easy for you to keep appointments and get health and safety tips and information about your baby’s development.

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Boppy Recall

The Boppy Company Recalls Over 3 Million Original Newborn Loungers, Boppy Preferred Newborn Loungers and Pottery Barn Kids Boppy Newborn Loungers due to suffocation risk.

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Infant Formula Shortage

Here you'll find information on what to do when you can't find formula and ways you can help your baby get the correct balance of nutrients to maintain their rapid growth and development.

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Infant Swing & Rocker Recall

4moms recalls more than 2 Million MamaRoo and RockaRoo infant swings and rockers. Consumers with infants who can crawl should immediately stop using the recalled swings and rockers and place them in an area where crawling infants cannot access.

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Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Recall

Fisher-Price has recalled all Rock ‘n Play Sleepers due to infants suffocating in the sleeper after rolling over from their backs onto their stomachs or sides. Consumers should immediately stop using the product and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher.

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