Safety Stop is ready to help!  Virtual and in-person consultations are available. Call 314.565.0369* to ask a question or schedule an appointment. 

*Inpatients of St. Louis Children's Hospital: Please call 314.213.0062

Safety Stop offers help on four different safety topics:

Safety Stop logoCar Seat Safety

Child passenger safety technicians are available to answer your general car seat questions and help you correctly use your child’s car seat.

Helmet Safety

Education and tips are available on how to adjust and properly fit your child’s bike helmet.

Home Safety 

We will talk about how to make your home a safer place for your children. This service is perfect for parents with children beginning to crawl. Before your appointment, use this Home Safety Survey to understand the unique child proofiing needs in your home. 

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Sleep Safety

Learn about best safe sleep practices for your child from birth to one year.  Information includes when to swaddle and how to correctly swaddle your baby, crib safety, and the importance of tummy time when baby is awake. Learn more about how you can prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) by following safe sleep best practices for babies.

A limited selection of car seats, bicycle helmets and safety gear, and safety products is available for purchase at discounted prices as part of a Safety Stop appointment.

Sophie’s KISS

Do you have a safety routine to remind you to check the back seat of your car?  A simple change in your normal schedule can be enough to make you forget you’re still carrying precious cargo when you get out of your vehicle. We offer easy tips to remind you never to leave your child alone in the vehicle – not even for a minute.  Click here to learn more about Sophie’s KISS (Keeping Infants Safe and Secure).

Baby gift baskets available!

baby-themed gift basketBaby-themed gift baskets are $40 and include two swaddles, a "Sleep Baby Safe and Sound" book, and our top-selling safety products.  Perfect for new and expectant parents!

Five locations available for appointments

  • St. Louis Children's Hospital - St. Louis
  • St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center - West County
  • St. Louis Children's Specialty Care Center - South County
  • Progress West Hospital - O'Fallon, MO
  • The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum - Kirkwood

This program was made possible by generous donors to St. Louis Children's Hospital.