Plunket is encouraging families to keep an eye on the kids while they make the most of the summer holidays. Plunket National Advisor on Child Safety, Sue Campbell says “Summer is all about fun, family, friends and hopefully some sunshine. But it’s also a time when sunburn and accidents are all too common.
A reminder with winter now here it is important to keep your baby warm and safe in their sleeping environment. Here are some things to look out for this winter.
Keeping baby’s room at a safe temperature:
Air the mattress at every opportunity when baby is out of bed.
Plunket is reminding parents and caregivers not to leave children alone in cars after the latest incident in Porirua. Plunket Clinical Advisor Allison Jamieson said the risks of leaving a baby or young child alone in a car were significant. "It’s never safe to leave a child alone in a vehicle, even for a short time.