Injury Prevention for Babies
We all want to keep our children safe and secure and help them live to their full potential. Knowing how to prevent the leading causes of injuries to babies is a step toward this goal.
Suffocation, motor vehicle crashes, drowning and fires/burns are the leading causes of unintentional injury death among babies less than one year old. Oklahoma ranks 15th nationally in unintentional injuries to children under the age of 15.
And, all babies cry – sometimes for a long time. Learn how to keep your cool when baby cries.
We can all play a key role in protecting babies from injuries. It’s everyone’s responsibility. Click on the tabs to learn more.
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Lisa P. Rhoades, Administrator Brandi Woods-Littlejohn
Oklahoma Child Death Review Board Prevention & Preparedness Service
1111 N. Lee, Ste. 500 Oklahoma State Department of Health
Oklahoma City, OK 73103 1000 NE 10th Street
Phone: (405) 606-4900 Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299
E-mail: Lisa Rhoades Phone: (405) 271-3430 ext 56461
E-mail: Brandi Woods-Littlejohn