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Safekids provides practical tips, advice and guidance on child safety issues. Whether you're a parent wanting to provide the best care and support for your child, or someone who works professionally with children, you'll find the child safety help you need here.

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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