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Mini First Aid Blog

Help! How is my 4 year old going to cope with school?!

This year’s crop of new reception kids and parents, like last years, really do have our sympathy. Preparing to start school is hard enough...

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Posted on Jul 20, 2021 by Charlotte

The horrible dangers of button batteries

Many of you will have read the heart breaking story of 2 year old Harper-Lee Fanthorpe, who died recently after swallowing a button battery...

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Posted on Jul 13, 2021 by Matt

Mini First Aid class saved my child from choking

“I am petrified of my child choking”. This is so often the answer that parents respond with when you talk to them about their worse fear...

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Posted on Jul 7, 2021 by Matt

Drowning - does your child have the skills to save themselves?

Drowning accidents involving children and young people are tragedies that should never happen and could be prevented with simple water safet...

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Posted on Jun 22, 2021 by Charlotte

Teaching your children road safety

This week we have collaborated with Brake, the road safety charity which aims to teach young children about road safety as part of their ann...

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Posted on Jun 15, 2021 by Charlotte

Don't let your child become a child safety statistic

The 7th-13th June is Child Safety Week, and at Mini First Aid we feel incredibly passionate about helping parents make sure their home envir...

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Posted on Jun 8, 2021 by Charlotte

Keeping the kids safe in the sun!

We may not be going abroad much this summer, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be sun safety aware: even on a cloudy day in the UK, you...

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Posted on May 27, 2021 by Charlotte

Teething - how to soothe baby and care for those precious teeth!

Our friends at Bickiepegs have over 95 years experience helping babies teeth naturally, so we asked them for some top tips to help you navig...

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Posted on May 25, 2021 by Charlotte

How to treat nettle stings in children and babies

It’s that time of year when the sun is shining (sometimes!), the kids are outside a lot more, and they can often be found running around i...

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Posted on May 11, 2021 by Charlotte

Weaning week - what foods should I avoid when weaning?

This week is weaning week and we have a fantastic blog from Katie at Scrummy Tummies, who is an expert in baby led weaning. She talks us thr...

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Posted on May 4, 2021 by Charlotte