Child Safety Tips

by : Monique Dyer

6 Ways to Prevent Child Abduction

1. Never leave your child alone in a public place, car, or stroller.

2. Point out a safe house or houses in your neighborhood, where children can go if they are in trouble.

3. Check older friends of your child and all potential babysitters.

4. Do not use clothing and toys with your child's name on it. A child will less likely to fear someone who knows his/her name.

5. Always accompany your child into a public restroom.

6. Keep an up-to-date color photograph of your child, a Child ID, and medical and dental historyFind Article, and have your child fingerprinted.

Child abduction is a growing concern and there are simple precautions that you can take to help safeguard your children.