Safety

Prevention of childhood drowning

Prevention of childhood drowning

Children aged 1 to 4 years old represent the highest mortality rate by drowning in Canada. Furthermore, for each drowning, almost 5 cases require hospitalization for near drowning.

July 8, 2019
The ABCs of sun screens for toddlers

The ABCs of sun screens for toddlers

Given the range of products offered, choosing a sunscreen is far from easy. SPF 30 OR 50? In cream form or aerosol? Here are all the answers to your questions so you can protect everyone's skin this summer and enjoy the warm weather with no worries!
June 10, 2019
Pets and baby

Pets and baby

The bond between a pet and a child is very special, but beyond its many benefits, it’s crucial to create a safe environment.

April 8, 2019
Toy Safety Tips

Toy Safety Tips

Toy makers must make sure that they produce safe toys that meet the safety standards set by Health Canada. Sometimes unsafe toys do make their way onto store shelves and into homes.

April 8, 2019
Protect your baby from the sun

Protect your baby from the sun

Sunshine is good for us all! Even for a baby! But in very small doses and by small doses, we mean less than 5 minutes. Your baby’s skin is very delicate and in only 15 minutes, the sensitive skin could burn.

July 9, 2018
Car seats

Car seats

Only 2 out of 10 car seats are installed correctly in Quebec. Here’s a reminder on some important rules to keep children safe on the road.

August 28, 2011
How childhood abuse gets under the skin

How childhood abuse gets under the skin

Early life environment can produce chemical changes in the genes that affect brain development, and these changes may help explain why abuse and neglect early in life results in a high risk for suicidal behaviour years later.

August 14, 2011
Child clothing

Child clothing

All clothing can burn when exposed to an open flame or other intense heat sources, such as a lit candle, stove burner, or lit cigarettes.

July 24, 2011
Crib safety

Crib safety

For your children’s safety, only use cribs that were made after September 1986.

June 19, 2011
Frostbites

Frostbites

Did you know that you should never rub a frostbite, nor put it in snow or water (cold or hot)? When it's as cold as it’s been recently, we all need advice!

January 25, 2011
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