Safe Driving…A Parent's Responsibility

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Safe Driving…A Parent's Responsibility

  • You are your children's role model. Wear your seat belt on every trip in the car. If you drive without a seat belt, your children will likely copy your actions. The lap/shoulder belt is also your best protection in the case of a crash.

  • For a proper seat belt fit, the lap belt should be worn low and flat across the hips, and the shoulder belt should be worn across the shoulder, never behind the back or under the arm. Teach older children to wear their lap/shoulder belts properly.

  • On every trip, no matter how short, make sure that children ride buckled up. Infants and children who weigh less than 40 pounds should be fastened in a properly installed car safety seat. Older children should ride in booster seats until the lap and shoulder belt fit correctly (usually at about 4 feet 9 inches tall or 8 to 12 years old).

  • NEVER put a child in a rear-facing car safety seat in the front seat of a car with a passenger air bag.

  • Car safety seats should be placed in the back seat because it is the safest place to ride. Children should use car safety seats or booster seats as long as possible.

  • The rear section of a station wagon or the back of a pickup truck is the cargo area. No one should ride in a cargo area.

  • People thrown from vehicles are 25 times more likely to die. Proper use of car safety seats, booster seats, and seat belts and locked doors help prevent this danger even in the absence of a crash.

  • Take care to drive safely at all times as a good example for your children.

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I absolutely love this office, and everyone, from the doctors, nurses, and medial assistants to the entire front and back office teams, is exceptional and incredibly caring. We also happen to live in the Stapleton area, but I feel so lucky to have such an excellent pediatric office so close. I haven’t seen every provider, but we have had several and we love them all. Now not every provider is going to be a good fit for every family, but that’s what great - this practice has a variety of personalities. However, I have found all of them to be extremely knowledgeable, personable, caring and patient - I know our PCP is superb and I refer this practice all the time. Additionally, I have called their triage line several times and have received excellent advice. They also provide forms and fill prescription refills in a timely manner. Additionally, their office hours are good, and I believe during the winter months, then tend to provide a Saturday clinic, which is awesome. Overall, unless we move, we are staying with Stapleton Pediatrics. My only hope is that the practice grows. Katie Jan 15,2015

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2975 Roslyn Street
Suite 100
Denver, CO 80238

303-399-7900
FAX: 303-399-7999

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 8am to 5pm
SATURDAY: 8am to 12:30pm

  • Sick Visits only on Saturdays
  • Our Denver pediatrics office is closed every day from 12:30-1:30 for lunch
  • We are closed on major holidays
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1258 South Pearl Street
Suite 110
Denver, CO 80210

303-399-7970
FAX: 303-399-7905

MONDAY-FRIDAY: 8am to 5pm 
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  • Our office is closed every day from 12:30-1:30 for lunch
  • We are closed on major holidays
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