Health & Safety

Tips to keep your family healthy and safe

When days get hectic it's hard to find time to prepare healthy meals or stay active as a family. Gerber Life put quick, healthy recipes and workout routines for you and your family right at your fingertips. We also share tips for helping to keep your family safe, such as how to avoid everyday dangers. Because it's so important to take good care of your family, we hope that our advice for raising healthy families will give you the kind of practical information that can help you do just that.

  1. Four Tips to Avert Allergies This Holiday Season

    Evergreen TreeWinter holiday celebrations worldwide overflow with taste-tantalizing delicacies and multi-course meals. They also mean the arrival of guests bringing not only good cheer, but also side dishes, pets and bouquets of flowers. Add a live Christmas tree to the festivities and you have the right ingredients for a perfect allergy storm.

    So, what’s a host or hostess to do? The answer is to ask guests ahead of time if they have any known food, pet and airborne allergies and to share that information to help minimize the risks to all guests.

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  2. 30 Days of Gerber Life Thanks

    Throughout November, we invited you to participate in our Gerber Life “30 Days of Thanks” and asked what you’re most thankful for. We then shared responses on our social media sites. View the Slideshare below to see what some of you said you’re most thankful for. Then, take a moment to appreciate the good things, little and big, in your own life.

     

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  3. Some of the Best Pets for Kids

    Young Girl & PetPets can help teach your child responsibility and love.

    Pets and kids often go together swimmingly like, well, a fish in water. Not only are pets a great way for children to learn how to be responsible, kind and gentle, but they also can offer children physical and emotional benefits. According to the Centers for Disease Control, pets help lower blood pressure, cholesterol levels and feelings of loneliness. Pets that need to be walked regularly provide exercise.

    When choosing your child’s first pet, consider the following options:

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  4. Thanksgiving Recovery Tips

    Whether you’re recovering from your Thanksgiving Day celebration by entertaining, sleeping or shopping, here are some tips to help you have a smooth and healthy recovery:

    Thanksgiving recovery tips

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  5. Tuesday Trivia: Thanksgiving Day Travel

    Thanksgiving is the biggest travel day for families in the United States. Enjoy the following trivia questions and travel tips, and your Thanksgiving Day.

    #TuesdayTrivia Question: The average number of families expected to travel for Thanksgiving this year is _____.

    Thanksgiving trivia question

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