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    First Aid
    As parents, the safety of your child is your top priority. Since kids have yet to learn caution, they can be fearless in exploring the world, which is why it is important that you keep a first aid kit at home and know how to use it. Contents of First Aid Kit Bites/Stings/Scratches from animals ...
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    How to Hold Your Newborn
    Bonding with your newborn is one of the most important and satisfying aspects of caring for him. Physical closeness, especially through skin-to-skin contact, will promote a better emotional connection with him. This connection helps you to form a stronger bond with him, thus helping his emotional growth. However, handling a newborn can be intimidating, especially ...
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    Recognising Child Abuse
    The World Health Organisation lists violence as a major human concern. We know from studies such as the United Nations Report on Violence against Children that children face violence within the community in a variety of settings, including their homes and at school. This exposes them to physical danger, injury, as well as psychological harm. ...
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    Child Car Seats: Keeping your Children Safe
    Children transported in private vehicles are the first and second leading cause of traffic related-death, among children aged 1-4 years old (43.8%) and 5-9 years old (30.2%) respectively. One local study found that 51.4% of children below the age of 6 were seated in the front passenger seat and only a little over 13% were ...
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    Sun Safety while Playing Outside
    We all need some daily sun exposure as it is our main source of Vitamin D. However, unprotected exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause skin damage, eye damage, immune system suppression, and skin cancer. Too much sun is particularly harmful to young children, especially infants who should be kept out of direct ...
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    Hassle Free Travel with Your Kids
    1. Plan, plan, plan! Destination: Local or overseas? Pick a destination with something for everyone to enjoy. A tour may seem like an easy way to see everything, but take it easy and don’t pack your tour schedule with too many activities especially if you have babies and toddlers with you. The key is to ...
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    Choking Hazards: Children & Toddlers
    The exploratory nature of babies involves a lot of saliva-covered cuteness and mouthing is the best most straightforward technique to do this. Parents must always be aware of what their children put into their mouths as choking and all its hazards are an ever present and constant threat. Mouthing as it’s referred to, isn’t a ...
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    Poison, poison, everywhere
    Poisoning in children can be prevented! Almost any household product and medication meant for adults can be poisonous to children. Be prepared with prevention by anticipating the dangers of poisoning. Here are some potential poisons in the home: Deadly poisons: common chemicals found in your home Medications Many medications look and taste like sweets. In ...
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    Protecting Your Unborn Child
    The trauma of a car crash during pregnancy may lead to premature delivery, miscarriage and complications sustained from blood clots, fractures and internal injuries to organs. All of these can lead to long-term negative consequences for your unborn child. When travelling on the road, whether it is a 30-minute trip or a 5-minute stop at ...
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    Look Right, Left & Right Again
    Imagine not being able to judge how fast a vehicle is approaching or where its sound is coming from. That’s the experience of children under 10 each time they step onto a road. And yet, 91% of Malaysian parents do not even escort their young children to and from school! Do not take your child’s ...