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First Aid for Babies

Despite being tiny, babies can get themselves into big trouble. Yet many of us aren’t confident in our ability to help our children when they are injured or hurt.

The statistics to support this are frankly staggering, and a little bit frightening. With over 500,000 children per year needing to go into casualty, only 10% of parents are confident in their first aid skills.

Here at Wooden Toy Shop, we thought we’d try and do our bit to spread the word about first aid so parents can learn to help their babies when they are injured. We hope that by reading about some of the first aid techniques you can use, many of you will be spurred onto to go to specialist first aid courses. If that’s you, then you can use the links below to find a course for you.

The techniques we cover in this piece are to help you in some of the most common ways babies find themselves in trouble. This includes what to do when your child is choking, unconscious or not breathing, has been burnt or scalded, or has been cut, bruised or bleeding.

Find a course today

British Red Cross

Daisy First Aid

St John’s Ambulance 

First Aid for Life

St Andrew’s First Aid

First Aid for Babies

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  • […] Babies might be tiny, but they have the power to turn their parent’s world upside down. Being a parent isn’t something that you learn right away, it is something that you learn from experience. In early times people used to have grandmothers and grandfathers who would assist the parents on how to take care of the babies. But in current scenario, we are becoming a nuclear family, and work is very time consuming. Good parenting becomes a difficult task. We have gone through few statistics which were, frankly speaking a little bit worrisome. […]

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