Safety Stop is a child safety resource provided by Progress West Hospital. Located inside the Progress West Hospital lobby, Safety Stop offers free consultations on car seat, helmet and home safety education. An appointment is required for all Safety Stop services. Call Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm, 636.344.KIDS (5437) or 800.678.KIDS (5437), then press 3.*
Parents can bring their child, vehicle and car seat to Safety Stop and a certified child passenger safety technician will inspect the seat, check it for a correct fit to the child and show parents how to install the car seat properly.
Kids can bring their own helmet to Safety Stop and a trained helmet safety expert will check it for proper fit. Parents and children will learn how to adjust the helmet themselves so they can continue this important safety practice at home.
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.
Home Safety Consults
We will review potential injury risks and specific ways to make your home a safer environment for your children. This service is perfect for expectant or new parents. All participants receive a free home safety starter kit.
A limited selection of helmets, car seats and home safety equipment is available for purchase at discounted prices as part of a Safety Stop appointment.