7 Ways to Prevent Your Child From Suffocating
Babies and little kids are very curious and will touch, taste, and smell almost everything
31 July 2013
Keep your child safe from things that could choke, suffocate, and strangle him or her by making home and play areas safe and hazard free.
Nappy Sack Warning
The NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly have campaigned over the years regarding the safety of nappy sacks, help public health teams and accident prevention practitioners raise awareness of the dangers of nappy sacks.
Nappy sacks can cause a fatal hazard to young babies and 11 babies have died from suffocating or choking on nappy sacks over the last ten years.
Common themes running throughout the deaths indicated that young babies (generally of 6 months of age and under) are most at risk because at this stage of development, young babies naturally put objects to their mouths to investigate them, but find it more difficult to let go.
Here are the awareness posters from them with some great advice...