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Children and Babies often don't know what is dangerous, so it is up to us as parents to ensure they stay safe.

How to put a baby or child in the recovery position

The Recovery Position If your baby or child is unresponsive and breathing then you need to turn them onto their side and into the recovery position, to keep their airway open so they can still bre…

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How to perform CPR on a baby

How to resuscitate a baby under 1 year of age If your baby is unconscious and not breathing, CPR is a crucial technique that can potentially save their life. Remember: The procedure is slightly diff…

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How to perform CPR on a child

How to resuscitate a child who is aged 1 or more.  This could save a life.     1. Check if the child is responsive. Gently stimulate your child and try to elicit a response by asking a question.…

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How to deal with a choking baby

This could save a life!  Read this expert guide on what to do if your baby is choking.  This advice is for babies under 1 year of age.  For children aged 1 and over, read how to deal with a choking c…

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How to deal with a choking child

How to save a child from choking This is a skill that ALL parents should know.  Choking is particularly scary because it's silent.     The British Red Cross do not recommend putting your fingers …

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In 2017, there were 16090 child road casualties in the UK. 2290 (14%) of these casualties were killed or seriously injured. The Green Cross Code is still taught in schools but needs to be reinforced …

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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks, sparklers and bonfires safety tips With Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas coming up, here's how you can keep your home safe. There are more than 40,000 house fires in the UK every ye…

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Halloween Safety Tips

STAY SAFE THIS HALLOWEEN EVENING Halloween Safety Tips Ghost, ghouls and monsters aren't the only things to be afraid of on Halloween. Accidents and mishaps can increase dramatically when chil…

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Sea and Beach Safety

Half of parents wouldn't know to call 999 To prevent a family day out turning into a tragedy, the MCA Sea Smart campaign advises parents to follow these simple guidelines: Despite more people th…

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Drinkaware: What's the law around alcohol and young people?

Alcohol consumption in the UK is governed by strict laws It is against the law: – to sell alcohol to someone under 18 anywhere – for an adult to buy or attempt to buy alcohol on behalf of s…

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Kids Bicycle Helmets Buying Guide

The helmet debate continue - to wear or not to wear, to make it compulsory or not. The arguments on both sides are complicated, but when it's boiled down, one thing is clear: helmets protect agains…

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Road Safety for Children

The RAC Foundation reports that over a 5 year average (2011-2014): Child road casualties are 33% higher in boys than girls40% of all child road casualties are pedestrians13% of child road casualtie…

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Stranger Danger

Parents want to protect their children at all times, but they cannot be with them every minute of every day Children need to learn how to stay safe, be smart, and protect themselves from stranger…

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The campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of UK socket covers

Should I or should I not have socket covers? A safety warning issued in 2016 by the Department of Health called for the removal of plug socket covers from nurseries and other early-years environmen…

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Play Safe

It is through playing that children learn many of the vital skills necessary for their overall development. Children will play with anything, so it is important that their playthings are safe and ag…

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Personal Safety

practical skills for parent and child Be in control of a set of skills that help protect children from physical, verbal and psychological aggression. A child’s ability to understand Personal Safety…

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What Safety Risks Do Kettles Pose To Children

In any household, there are numerous appliances which pose safety threats to children, but kettles are often overlooked. Here, we look at some of the safety risks these appliances pose and the prevent…

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The Dangers Of Boiling Water

Having the kettle boiling while the kids are playing in the kitchen can be dangerous. It just takes one of them to knock it over and there could be a serious injury – a definite safety risk. There ar…

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It Only Takes a Minute for an Accident to Happen

It would seem that hectic lifestyles are to blame for the majority of accidents involving children.A survey of 2,000 parents by top home safety brand Lindam, has revealed that seven out of ten mums ar…

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Top Tips for Child Proofing your Home

Before you bring a newborn from the hospital into your home, it is important that you take measures to protect your child from common household dangers.After that, you can review your safety measures …

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First Aid For Babies and Children

Read our expert baby and child first aid guides below. How to deal with a choking baby? How to perform CPR on a baby? How to deal with a choking child? How to perform CPR on a child? How to put a…

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Red Thai Prawn & Vegetable Curry

Red Thai Prawn & Vegetable Curry

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