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  1. Evacuating with a baby - what to take in an emergency

    09 Jan 2020

    The pantry lists below outline the food and equipment required for 1 baby if water and electricity have been interrupted for 3 days, based on the national infant feeding guidelines (PDF). If...

  2. Hot weather and child safety

    Hot weather and child safety

    Babies and children can quickly lose body fluids in hot weather, which can lead to dehydration...

  3. Child safety in the car

    29 Nov 2019

    Taking care to restrain children correctly while travelling in a car is the best way to prevent injuries...

  4. Sudden unexpected death in infants (SUDI and SIDS)

    19 Sep 2019

    You can reduce your baby's risk of sudden unexpected death by providing a safe sleeping environment and avoiding tobacco smoke...

  5. Farm safety – children

    05 Sep 2019

    Children who live on farms are at greater risk of injury and death than their parents or other farm workers...

  6. Playgrounds and child safety

    08 Jul 2019

    Play environments can be safe and beneficial for your child. With proper planning, you can make sure your child gets plenty of playtime activity...

  7. Child safety and injury prevention

    25 Jun 2019

    By making a few practical changes to your home, you can dramatically reduce the risk of injury to your child...

  8. Poisoning and child safety

    21 Mar 2019

    Call the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26 immediately if you suspect your child has been poisoned or given the wrong medicine or the wrong dose of medicine...

  9. Baby care - moving from cot to bed

    20 Feb 2019

    Some children are unsettled the first few nights in a 'big bed'. Try to be patient, loving and reassuring...

  10. Water safety for children

    15 Jan 2019

    Toddlers are most at risk of drowning because they are mobile and curious but don't understand the danger of water...