Since marijuana use has been legalized, accidental poisonings in children have increased, sometimes requiring visits to the emergency room or hospitalization.  First 5 San Diego has partnered with Rady Children’s Hospital to share ways parents and caregivers can safely store […]

Childhood injuries are predictable and preventable, but in San Diego County, these unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death among young children ages 1-5 years. The Children’s Initiative Childhood Injury Prevention Program raises awareness and educates parents, caregivers and early childhood […]

Immunizations and your Children Infants and children are vulnerable to potentially life-threatening diseases due to their underdeveloped immune systems. While newborns can receive some antibodies from their mothers through breastmilk, vaccines are also an important way parents can help protect […]