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As your baby grows and starts to eat a wider variety of foods, you'll need to take some basic precautions to guard against hazards such as allergies, choking and exposure to harmful bacteria.  

Here's what you need to know to keep your baby safe.

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Food Allergies in Your Baby's First Year

Food Allergies in Your Baby's First Year

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

A food allergy occurs when the body mistakes a food as harmful. An allergic reaction is the body’s immune system fighting back.
Safe Drinking Water in Your Baby's First Year

Safe Drinking Water in Your Baby's First Year

August 11, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

If your drinking water comes from a private well or other non-regulated source, ensure it's safe to drink.
Choking Hazards for Babies Under 12 Months

Choking Hazards for Babies Under 12 Months

August 10, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Choking is another thing you have to keep in mind when your baby starts on solid foods. Here are some safety precautions.
Food Safety for Babies' First Year

Food Safety for Babies' First Year

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Once you start giving your baby solid foods, it's important to know which foods can be dangerous. Here's some advice about what to avoid and how to practice food safety for babies.

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