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Mini First Aid Blog

Safety in the Sunshine

Are you getting ready for a summer holiday this year? Or packing the kids off to school each day with their lunch box and homework? Or do yo...

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Posted on May 22, 2019 by Matt

Every parent’s guide to hay fever

Glorious sunshine at last! As you lather on that next layer of suntan lotion (for me that’s applying lotion to 6 children too!) spare a mo...

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Posted on May 15, 2019 by Kate

Do you know how to deal with a baby who is choking?

Choking is a major concern for parents. In a recent Mini First Aid survey, over 60% of parents told us that choking is their number one...

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Posted on May 8, 2019 by Matt

1 in 5 affected by allergies - Allergy Awareness Week 2019

This week for Allergy Awareness Week 2019 we welcome Holly Shaw, Nurse Advisor at Allergy UK: The UK has some of the highest rates of a...

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Posted on May 2, 2019 by Matt

Don’t wait for the rash

It's World Meningitis Day and we’re right behind the work of Meningitis Research Foundation and the fantastic work they are doing to raise...

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Posted on Apr 24, 2019 by Matt

Burns & Scalds Awareness

With a new baby meeting up with other mums was my daily past time.  The lovely hours sat in coffee shops comparing notes, supporting ea...

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Posted on Apr 17, 2019 by Matt

How to choose the baby wipe that’s right for you

When we find a business that is great for families, does good and helps the environment we have to tell you about it. Mum and You are an ins...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2019 by Matt

The class that saved my little boys life

This week Mini First Aid is celebrating our fifth birthday. Training 1000's of families each week all our Mini First Aid trainers without ex...

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Posted on Apr 3, 2019 by Matt

Our Little Explorers

If there is anything I have learned since having children, it is that everything is better when we’re outdoors. Even the squabbles seem le...

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Posted on Mar 27, 2019 by Matt

999…what happens next?

This week we hear from Emily - Community First Responder (CFR) for East Midlands Ambulance Service and owner of Mini First Aid North Warwick...

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Posted on Mar 20, 2019 by Matt