Dr. M.J. Bazos, MD,
4 Month Old
• Please review the following items. They
are intended to help improve the quality of the life of the
• Continue to use a
rear-facing infant car seat that is properly secured in the back seat of the
automobile at all times.
to test the water temperature with your wrist to make sure it is not too hot
before bathing the baby.
leave the baby alone or with a young sibling or
• Do not leave the baby alone in
a tub of water or on high places such as changing tables, beds, sofas, or
chairs. Always keep one hand on the
• Continue to keep the baby's
environment free of smoke. Keep the home and car nonsmoking
• Do not drink hot liquids or
smoke while holding the baby.
overexposure to the sun.
• Keep toys
with small parts or other small or sharp objects out of baby's
• Keep all poisonous
substances, medicines, cleaning agents, health and beauty aids, and paints and
paint solvents locked in a safe place out of the baby's sight and
• Keep sharp objects (e.g.,
scissors, knives) out of baby's
• Do not give the infant
plastic bags, latex balloons, or small objects such as
• Use safety locks on
• Do not use an infant
walker at any age due to the high probability of significant injuries to infants
using these devices.
plants and leaves away from the baby.