Your home has everyday items that are potential strangulation or suffocation threats to your child. We present the following tips to identify and prevent or reduce the chances of this happening.Strangulation and suffocation: prevention basicsPay attention to your child when around these items.Clothing & fashion accessories
Pacifiers and bottles
Prams and strollers
Preventing strangulation and suffocation in the bedroomUse these tips to help prevent strangulation or suffocation in rooms where your baby sleeps:
Put your baby in a safe sleeping position, lying down to sleep on her back, tucked firmly into her bedding. This can help protect your child from sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and fatal sleeping accidents.
Preventing strangulation: blinds, cords and ropesSimple precautions can reduce strangulation risks from blinds, cords and ropes around your house:
Preventing suffocation: bags, boxes and packagingThese tips can reduce suffocation risks from bags, boxes and packaging around your home: