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Concern for your child's health and well-being is a normal part of being a parent. The good news is that young children are tougher than we might think. However, it is always good to do everything you can to protect your child from avoidable illness and injury.

Keeping your child healthy includes understanding what to know about:

Allergies – Be aware of signs and symptoms of food or environment related allergies.

Immunizations – Know what vaccines your child needs and when they should get them.

Vision – Make sure your child gets their vision checked starting at a young age so they can see the world around them clearly.

Keep these tips in mind:

  • Take care of yourself – If you model good self-care, healthy eating and a positive lifestyle your child will be off to a good start. If you have any concerns about your own health or safety in your relationship, look here for resources.

  • Mistakes happen – Be patient with yourself and your partner. Parenting is hard and nobody is perfect.

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