Child Rescue Alert

The Child Rescue Alert initiative was launched in 2006 by the UK Police National Missing Persons Bureau. The Alert system works by posting immediate newsflashes – sometimes breaking into television or radio programmes if need be – to notify the public that a young person has been abducted and is …

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Games Console – How Much Time is Safe?

There has been a great debate recently about how much time is safe for children to spend at game consoles and playing video games. However, like many other aspects of child rearing, there is no hard and fast rule that works for every family. Your child will experience the many …

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When to Separate the Sexes?

When children are young it’s often more convenient to do things in batches, including bathing them together, dressing them together, feeding them together and putting them to sleep in the same room. While all of this togetherness is great for building strong sibling bonds, there will come a time when …

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Common Behaviour Problems in Children

Children’s behaviour is naturally varied. All children can be on their best behaviour, and all children can be on their worst behaviour at different times. Most parents expect the Terrible Twos but when an older child’s behaviour is lacking, it can be hard to determine if they are is misbehaving …

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Cough Medicines and Young Children

Cough medicines have made the news is recent years for being potentially dangerous to young children under the age of 2. Many medical professionals advise parents of young children to allow a cold to develop naturally and only use a cough medicine if it contains few active ingredients, decongestants and …

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Video: Infant Recovery Position

We produced this short video in association with St John Ambulance to clarify the information provided in our articles. The video is free to watch – simply click the play button above. Take a look at our article First Aid: Recovery Position for more information on this topic. Video Transcript …

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Video: Choking Infant Birth to One

We produced this short video in association with St John Ambulance to clarify the information provided in our articles about choking in children. The video is free to watch – simply click the play button above. Take a look at our articles First Aid: Choking and What to do: Choking …

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Video: Choking Child Aged One to Puberty

We produced this short video in association with St John Ambulance to clarify the information provided in our articles about choking in children. The video is free to watch – simply click the play button above. Take a look at our articles First Aid: Choking and What to do: Choking …

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Video: CPR on a Child Aged One to Puberty

We produced this short video in association with St John Ambulance to clarify the information provided in our articles about CPR. The video is free to watch – simply click the play button above. Take a look at our articles First Aid: CPR for Children and First Aid: CPR for …

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Video: CPR on an Infant Birth to One Year

We produced this short video in association with St John Ambulance to clarify the information provided in our articles about CPR. The video is free to watch – simply click the play button above. Take a look at our articles First Aid: CPR for Children and First Aid: CPR for …

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