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Summer Bike Safety

August 31, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
Bike Safety

Cherie Sage, State Director, Safe Kids Kansas. Originally published in the Summer 2022 Issue of Kansas Child Magazine. What could be better than riding a bicycle on a beautiful, sunny day? Besides being a whole lot of fun, biking is great exercise and reduces stress. Plus, you can do it

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Child Care and Vaccinations

July 18, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas

In June 2022, the FDA granted emergency authorization to both Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations for children under 5 years of age. Both the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend all eligible infants and children without contraindications get vaccinated. The COVID-19

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Safe Sleep and SIDS

May 26, 2022 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
child sleeping safely Safe sleep and SIDS

Article by Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network An article about new research on SIDS that has been gaining traction in the Safe Sleep Community. This research may lead to greater ability to screen risk of SIDS, but that is only a small portion of sleep-related deaths. The recent

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September 1, 2021 | By Child Care Aware of Kansas
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By Vicki Roper, Director, Prevent Child Abuse Kansas, for the Fall 2020 Issue of Kansas Child magazine. The outbreak of the coronavirus has changed our world – dramatically – and rapidly. Although the risk to the physical health of young children appears to be low, their risk of

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