Unfortunately New Zealand does not have a great safety record when it comes to childhood accidents. We take a look at providing the safest environments for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers to explore in and what risks you need to look out for.
Would you know if your babys room or bath was too hot for them or whether they were running a temperature? Unlike adults, babies arent able to tell us how theyre feeling, so thermometers designed for babies and small children are important pieces of equipment that help take out some of the guess work. Check out these useful tips on things you need to know about thermometers for babies.
Asthma is a common New Zealand illness, affecting over 521,000 New Zealanders. Its scary when it affects the child you care for, but the good news is that asthma can be well managed. Having knowledge about your childs asthma, what their symptoms and triggers are, and about their medication will help you to keep them happy and well.