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Baby and toddler safety

Each year thousands of under-5s are admitted to hospital following accidents, and lots of these accidents are preventable.

Baby and toddler safety – how to protect your baby or toddler from some of the commonest accidents that affect young children.

Most accidents can be prevented by just taking a few simple steps. For further information on managing child safety go to Children accident prevention trust 

NHS Bathing Guidance Update

The NHS has updated guidance on bathing babies and children for parents, carers and health professionals following reports of deaths from Child Death Overview Panels.

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