Security 2023, December
Germs are gaining resistance, our medicines are losing their strength, hygiene in many forms is now made a luxury parents can no longer afford for lack of time
He is very small, and we dream of the moment when baby will start to crawl and then, little by little, to walk. But this new baby freedom comes with its share of risks and, as we know, prevention is better than cure
Do you ever leave your child alone in the car, for example, long enough to run a quick errand or drop off the youngest child at daycare? But what does the law say on the subject?
Food asphyxia is the leading cause of accidental death in children under 1 and the fourth cause of accidental death in children under 5
On this National Drowning Prevention Week, we bring you some tips to prevent drowning in toddlers
Until the age of 4 or even 5 years, the child cannot chew properly. Therefore, the risk of choking is greater. This is why a number of precautions must be taken
We don't always understand what causes Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, but we know more and more about how to reduce the risk. Here are the right things to do
Are you sure your child is traveling in a car seat appropriate for their height and weight? Let's take stock of this important security issue
Many children would spend hours playing outside and find it boring to return to the house when they want to play. At what age can we let them play alone outside?
We want our children to be active, but we also want them to play safely. Here are practical tips to reduce the incidence of multiple injuries
Every day, more than 10,000 buses transport more than 500,000 students on routes equivalent to 700,000 kilometers in Quebec. What happens when you get off the bus? What about the children who have to walk to school? Are they safe?
Telephone, doll, fire truck, cart: do their sound toys sometimes break your ears? If they are too strong, they can also have consequences on those of your children
What parent has never been tempted to leave their child alone, at home or in the car, for a run of a few minutes? Maybe you have already done it. Is it wrong? What does the law say about this?
After school days, children sometimes find themselves alone at home waiting for their parents to come home from work. Here are some tips for supervising them from a distance
We all have a list of prohibitions to communicate to children when they play outside. Here is a reminder of the most important tips
Many children have to spend time alone at home while waiting for a parent to come home from work. Here are some safety recommendations, practical during spring break and at all times
Bath faucet protector, screen in front of the fireplace, window stops: here's how to prevent dangers for our children in the house… without going overboard
Are mobile phones, wifi, baby monitors and all wave gadgets harmful to the he alth of our children?
Young children touch everything they can get their hands on: including toys, of course! Consequently, their favorite stuffed animals and figurines can quickly get dirty
While we learn that Quebec could soon follow Ontario's lead and ban pit bull dogs from its territory, we wonder about the dog, the children and our responsibility. A few weeks ago, the daily La Presse published a report that immediately set Quebec on fire.
Since the early 1990s, the Société de l'Assurance Automobile du Québec has been investigating the use of car seats. Their effectiveness is therefore no longer to be proven. However, many parents still do not know how to use it properly
Almost one in four fatal accidents is due to driver fatigue. Here are some tips to avoid this deadly trap
Do you have many ideas for decorating this room that will welcome son or pitchounette? Cheer! But have you thought about safety and the influence of colors?
Each year, more than 70,000 Quebecers take the Red Cross first aid course to manage emergencies and prevent injuries. How about learning too?
Summer is fast approaching and the landscaping of the outdoor courtyard is essential. The choice of whether or not to buy a trampoline raises questions for many parents
A burn hurts, and we certainly don't wish one on our children. We therefore secure our homes in order to avoid the worst… but sometimes, unfortunately, the risk is outside
Every year, hundreds of children injure themselves with their toys. In the majority of cases, it is toddlers from 6 months to 2 years old who choke on small pieces, magnets or batteries. Explanations
Several accessories related to children's gross motor skills are available on the market. They are very popular, but are they really useful and safe for baby's development?
A playground should be a place where children play and have fun, not a place where they inflict serious injury on themselves. Here are the recommendations of the Canada Safety Council
Most children between the ages of 6 and 16 ride bicycles. Children discover the joy of riding a bicycle when they are very young
Can poorly maintained pool water cause skin rashes, stomach upsets and/or ear infections?
When backing up and there are toddlers nearby, be extra careful
Each season has its little sores. We play outside, we run and we explore, under the hot summer sun. No wonder the number of scratches, insect bites and sunburns is increasing slightly
Here are some tips from He alth Canada for choosing safe toys and making sure kids use them properly
How, when 20 pairs of eyes seem to be looking towards the pool, can a child still drown? However, each summer, several small drowning victims were not alone at the time of the tragedy
Because an accident happens so quickly, whether it's skiing or snowboarding, cycling, skateboarding or inline skating, the golden rule to always respect, it is: never without my helmet
Offered on Radio-Canada's Youth Zone in the form of games and educational videos, the Mission Plouf initiative was developed in collaboration with the Quebec Lifesaving Society in conjunction with its Swim to Survive program, including former Olympic diver Sylvie Bernier is the honorary godmother
The Lifesaving Society invites you to visit the Baignadeparfaite.com website, an essential reference tool to inform and raise awareness about drowning prevention
The fourth edition of Provincial Child Identification Day will be held on Sunday, September 29, 2013 at participating Jean Coutu Group stores