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Does your child's bike helmet really fit?

If your child's bike helmet doesn't fit right, it may not protect him or her when it's needed most. Learn the four simple steps you can take to ensure your child's bike helmet fits perfectly.

In this episode of Healthy U Tips, Dr. Peyton Taliaferro from Colorado Health Medical Group Primary Care in South Loveland demonstrates straight, snug, strap and snap.

For more about the series or links to other episodes, go to the main Healthy U Tips page. 



If you liked this Healthy U Tips video, you may want to check out some of these other resources about bike safey and keeping your family safe:

For parents: Bicycle, in-line skating and skateboard safety

The most common (and often most serious) injury sustained with a bike, on in-line skates, scooters or while skateboarding, is a head injury. In this article, you'll find safety tips for kids and adults who like the bike, skate or scoot. 

First-aid kit: What every family should have on hand

Everyone should have a well-stocked first-aid kit at home, in the car and in the workplace. You also may want to stock a portable kit (a box or small bag) that can be taken to the site of an emergency. 

10 ways to keep your family safe

The biggest threats to safety are close to home. According to the National Safety Council, motor vehicle crashes, falls, accidental poisoning, drowning and choking are the leading causes of unintentional death in the United States. Don't overlook some of the easiest ways to keep your family safe.


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