Safeguarding babies & pre-school children
Safer Sleep for Babies
This booklet linked above is designed to provide some background for health professionals who are using the parents’ leaflet Caring for your baby at night. It will set out the text of each page of the parents’ leaflet and then provide the corresponding (referenced) text for health professionals.
The above guide provides professionals with valuable information around co-sleeping and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).
The Lullaby Trust provide further information on safer sleep for babies.
Safeguarding babies and children
The NSPCC has information and findings from research on a range of safeguarding issues including emotional neglect and emotional abuse in pre-school children and all babies count and Dad project.
NSPCC research 2016
All Babies Count
The NSPCC's All Babies Count: the Dad Project looked into 'how to support dads during the pregnancy and the first year' to help promote their 'emotional wellbeing, strengthen their relationships and help them to achieve better outcomes for their families.'
Further information can be found on the NSPCC website.
Information about the risk posed by button batteries to children.