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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.

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Guide to dressing your baby in cold weather

You want your baby to feel comfortably warm — not hot or cold. Use this guide on how best to dress your baby in colder months.

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Frostbite - Fact sheets

Frostbite occurs when the skin and tissue underneath the skin freeze. It can develop during prolonged exposure to cold weather at or below 0°C. Nose, ears, cheeks, chin, fingers and toes are most at risk. Frostbite can lead to permanent damage.

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Colds in kids & teens: how to treat them | Raising Children Network

A cold can make your child feel miserable. There’s no cure, but you can treat cold symptoms so your child feels more comfortable. Fluids are important.

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Hypothermia - Better Health Channel

The early responses to hypothermia will be moving around, seeking shelter, hair standing on end (goosebumps) and shivering.

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Frostbite: children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Frostbite can happen when the skin is exposed to extreme cold. Frostbite needs immediate emergency care. Here’s what to do if your child gets frostbite.

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Winter activities to keep children active | Raising Children Network

When it’s cold and wet outside, keep kids active with fun winter activities like kite-flying, puddle-jumping, indoor sock bowling or soccer and more.

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Hypothermia

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Frostbite

First aid fact sheet

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Winter safety | Product Safety Australia

As cooler weather sets in around the country, the ACCC has product safety tips to help Australians be more aware of how they can avoid burns, injury and death while trying to stay warm.

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