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Child safety

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Last reviewed: April 2014

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Your child's safety

Your child's safety is in your hands from buying cots, prams, strollers, car seat, toys and nightclothes to hot water safety and child-resistant packaging.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Rural child safety

Learn more about child safety on rural properties such as water hazards, animal stings and bites and sun safety and what to do if your child is injured.

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Child Safety

The NSW campaign, Kids Dont Fly prevent falls from windows and balconies, provides information to parents and carers on simple, effective and simple to protect children from falling from windows and balconies.

Read more on NSW Health website

Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Child safety

Most injuries to young children happen at home, so it is very important to make your home as safe as possible.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Car safety for babies

Information on car safety for babies including the child restraint road rules, child safety seats, safety guidelines, plus links to trusted resources.

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Parenting and Child Health - Health Topics - Child abuse and neglect

Child abuse and neglect is when a child is physically, emotionally or sexually harmed. It is also when the health, safety or wellbeing needs of a child are neglected.

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Maternal & Child Health

All women who have a baby are expected to see their Maternal and Child Health Nurse, it is a normal part of the early years of a child's life. The Maternal and Child Health Service provides information and advice for families with children from birth to 6 years about child health and development, parental health, parenting and home safety.

Read more on Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) website

Maintaining Safety on a Daily Basis

An experience of childhood trauma or abuse is at its core about being and feeling unsafe. A framework of physical, emotional and psychological safety is important to enable you to progress in your recovery. Most people who have been abused need to regain their sense of safety (Briere & Scott, 2006). Feeling safe is important wherever you are: at home, with friends and lovers, at work or play.

Read more on Blue Knot Foundation website

Education & Care Services | Sids and Kids

SIDS and Kids Infant Safe Sleeping Child Care Kit The Child Care Kitwas developed to inform staff and carers employed by child care services/providers,

Read more on SIDS and Kids website

Lead (SCHN website) | Kids Health

Read more on Sydney Children's Hospitals Network website

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