Safe Babies

At Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s, we are dedicated daily to helping your kids grow healthy and thrive in everything they do. Keeping children healthy and safe is a priority we share with your family. To help keep your baby say, we provide education about safe sleeping habits and shaken baby syndrome.

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Safe Sitter®

Safe Sitter® courses provide young teens (ages 11-17) with life and safety skills needed for babysitting, including CPR, injury prevention and care and choking rescue.

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Health Sciences Summer Camp

McLane Children's is happy to announce the dates for the 2024.

The five-day program provides students enrolled in their high school's health sciences curriculum a “behind the scenes” look into pediatric healthcare. Students who are accepted will be assigned a unit or clinic where they will shadow a healthcare professional for 5 days, getting a first hand look at healthcare.

Students will engage in a blended workshop/observation experience, to learn the basics about the many fields that comprise healthcare. In addition, students will be assigned to a unit, department or clinic in which they will shadow a healthcare professional, observing healthcare in practice.

The camp is available to current 10th and 11th grade students. Student must commit to all 5 days.

All seats for the 2024 camp have been filled. Please check back next spring for 2025 camp availability.

McLane Children’s Child Protection Team

The Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Child Protection Team in Temple advocates for children. We support families and help stop child neglect and abuse in Central Texas through prevention and education.

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Safe Kids Mid-Texas

Safe Kids Mid-Texas educates families, provides safety devices to families in need and advocates for better laws to help keep children safe, healthy and out of the emergency room. We aim to prevent unintentional childhood injury, a leading cause of death of children 14 and under.

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Camp Dreamcatcher

Camp Dreamcatcher allows children with cancer and their brothers and sisters to enjoy a typical summer camp experience while receiving specialized medical care.

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McLane Children's Champions

We invite your child to become a McLane Children's Champion. Champions and their families say "thank you" and give back by sharing their stories of hope and inspiration with others.

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Child Life program

The Child Life team at McLane Children's are trained professionals with expertise in helping reduce the stress and anxiety associated with hospitalization and illness in children. Child Life Specialists work with doctors, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare team members to meet the children's and their families emotional, developmental, and cultural needs.

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Pawsitive Pals facility dog program

Pawsitive Pals is McLane Children's animal-assisted therapy facility dog program designed to enhance our patients' and families' coping and well-being while hospitalized.

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Safe Sleep

Baylor Scott & White McLane Children's Medical Center in Temple is designated as a Gold Certified Safe Sleep Hospital. We aim to educate parents and caregivers about creating a safe sleeping environment for babies.

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