1. Babies

Safety

Make your home safe by getting rid of child hazards.

CPR

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    Get illustrated steps to CPR for babies. Our guide shows you how to do rescue breathing and chest compressions. You can print it out for easy reference.

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    This guide has tips on stopping kids from putting foreign objects in noses, ears and eyes – and how to tell when there’s a foreign object stuck somewhere!

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    Safe baby furniture and baby equipment helps protect your child. Our checklist helps you choose a safe cot, highchair, change table, safety gates and more.

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    Adult supervision at all times is the key to water safety and drowning prevention when kids are around dams, ponds, swimming pools, beaches and lakes.

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    What would you do if a child was choking? This essential guide explains signs of airway blockages and takes you through choking first aid for children.

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    First aid for burns and scalds starts with checking how bad the burn is. If you’re not sure, get medical help. Also treat the burn with cool running water.

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    Read this guide for simple, practical safety tips for handling household poisons and reducing the risk of children poisoning themselves around your home.

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    This illustrated guide to outdoor home safety for kids has information on keeping kids safe around pools and spas, sun safety and safety in the garden.

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    Never leave children alone in hot cars. It gets dangerously hot very quickly inside cars, putting kids at risk of dehydration, heatstroke and even death.

Raising Children Network is supported by the Australian Government. Member organisations are the Parenting Research Centre and the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute with The Royal Children’s Hospital Centre for Community Child Health.

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