baby safety

Kylie’s story: A journey of love, loss and three surviving babies
Kylie’s story: A journey of love, loss and three surviving babies (4 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

Kylie, a Sydney-sider, is now the mother of three beautiful surviving babies. Her story is one of devastating heartbreak, but also of resilience and camaraderie. Kylie co-founded, and is now the CEO of Miracle Babies Foundation. “I think that being able ... Read More »

How complementary medicine practitioners can help get kids vaccinated
How complementary medicine practitioners can help get kids vaccinated (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Australian parents who take their children to a complementary medicine practitioner such as a naturopath or chiropractor are more likely to delay or reject vaccination, according to our research. Vaccine coverage for five-year-old children is over 93% across Australia, according ... Read More »

Types of car seats
Types of car seats (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many different types of car restraints are available. Different types are suitable for use by babies and children up to 10 years of age. In Australia, car restraints are grouped into four distinct types, as well as combination types. Using a ... Read More »

The child car seat checklist
The child car seat checklist (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Which car seat does my child need? All children are required to be safely and correctly restrained in an appropriate car seat when travelling by car. By law, children up to the age of seven must be fastened in an ... Read More »

Choosing the right car seat
Choosing the right car seat (4 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

The right car seat to choose depends on your child’s age and size. It is important to buy the right type of child restraint, as Australian laws not only state that children up to seven years of age must travel ... Read More »

Laws governing car seats in Australia
Laws governing car seats in Australia (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using a safe car seat is not just a responsible thing for parents and other adults to do when they travel in a car with children, it has many safety benefits and is a legal requirement in all Australian states ... Read More »

Babies that feed themselves have no increased risk of choking
Babies that feed themselves have no increased risk of choking (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

New research from Swansea University shows that letting babies feed themselves solid foods from as young as six months does not increase the risk of them choking compared to spoon-feeding them. The research was carried out by Dr Amy Brown, ... Read More »

SIDS breakthrough: why babies shouldn’t sleep face down
SIDS breakthrough: why babies shouldn’t sleep face down (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that for the first time has been directly linked to cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). ... Read More »

Safety standards for baby bath aids and sunglasses improved
Safety standards for baby bath aids and sunglasses improved (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Safety standards for baby bath aids and sunglasses have been strengthened to ensure the safety of consumers in Australia, Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack says. “As Minister responsible for Consumer Affairs I know that Australian Consumer safety is paramount,” ... Read More »

Installing a car seat correctly
Installing a car seat correctly (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Once you have chosen the right type of car seat for your baby or child, you’ll need to put aside time to install it correctly in your car, and secure your child safely in it every time you drive. It is ... Read More »

 
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