Keeping baby safe
Babies are completely dependent on you for their safety. Here's what you can do to keep them safe.
Dummies and comforters
Babies are often given a dummy, also called pacifiers or soothers, to suck on for comfort. Most babies have a strong sucking reflex and sucking often ...
When buying a cot, it is important that it meets Australian safety standards. Learn about what to look for, to make sure your baby sleeps safely.
Guide to prams and strollers
It is important to use prams and strollers that meet Australian safety standards. Learn about types of prams, and safety tips for using them.
Baby walkers and exercise jumpers
Baby walkers and exercise jumpers can delay walking development and can be dangerous – the Australian Government and other health and safety professio...
Water safety for babies
Babies can drown in as little as 5cm (two inches) of water. Drowning is silent so you won’t necessarily hear any noise or struggle.
Babies in hot weather
Hot weather can be dangerous for babies because they are easily affected by the heat. Learn how to keep them cool and safe.
Babies in cold weather
It's important to be aware of how much clothing and the type of clothing your baby will need to keep comfortably warm in cold weather.
Car safety for babies and children
Babies and children need to be using car seats or seat belts that are properly fitted and suited to the age and size of the person when travelling in ...