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Protecting your child from lead poisoning

It’s important to protect your child from lead which can cause serious health problems. Learn more about the symptoms of lead exposure here.

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Medicine and poisons safety in the home

Learn how to make your home a safer place for children by reducing the risk of poisoning and what do if your child swallows a poison.

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Listeria (food poisoning)

Listeria is bacteria carried in some foods that can cause an infection and may lead to miscarriage. Find out ways to avoid listeria infections.

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Food preparation and safety

Food poisoning can be avoided by correct food preparation and safety in the kitchen. Learn more about food storage, preparation, and cooking.

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Toxic household products to avoid during pregnancy

Find out about the toxic products you should try to avoid during pregnancy. Are they dangerous? And what should you do if you’re exposed?

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Keeping baby safe

Babies are completely dependent on you for their safety. Here's what you can do to keep them safe.

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Medicines for babies and children

Get practical and reliable advice on giving your sick infant or child medicine, including help with measuring dosage and managing side effects.

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Choosing toys

Toys play an important role in your child's development. Find out more about safety standards for infant toys including size, weight and materials.

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Medicines and breastfeeding

While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Learn out more about medicines and breastfeeding here.

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First aid for babies and children

It’s important to learn first aid for kids if you are a parent or carer. Find out more about first aid techniques and how to get first aid training.

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