Use a rear-facing–only car safety seat in the back seat of all vehicles.
Never put your baby in the front seat of a vehicle that has a passenger airbag.
Your baby’s safety depends on you. Always wear your lap and shoulder seat belt. Never drive after drinking alcohol or using drugs. Never text or use a cell phone while driving.
Always put your baby to sleep on her back in her own crib, not in your bed.
Your baby should sleep in your room until she is at least 6 months of age.
Make sure your baby’s crib or sleep surface meets the most recent safety guidelines.
Don’t put soft objects and loose bedding such as blankets, pillows, bumper pads, and toys in the crib.
Drop-side cribs should not be used.
Lower the crib mattress.
If you choose to use a mesh playpen, get one made after February 28, 2013.
Prevent tap water burns. Set the water heater so the temperature at the faucet is at or below 120°F /49°C.
Prevent scalds or burns. Don’t drink hot drinks when holding your baby.
Keep a hand on your baby on any surface from which she might fall and get hurt, such as a changing table, couch, or bed.
Never leave your baby alone in bathwater, even in a bath seat or ring.
Keep small objects, small toys, and latex balloons away from your baby.
Don’t use a baby walker.