Million Messages: Birth to 6 Months
Information Card, 2012
The Million Messages program is the development of a comprehensive plan to standardize messages given to parents about injury by public or community health nurses. Each of these messages is simple, consistent, routine, and targets an issue that affects children at specific stages in their growth and development. The messages are developed for visits during the prenatal, newborn, two months, four months, six months, twelve months, eighteen months, and preschool periods. This program was developed by Capital Health in Alberta.
Gotta Brain Getta Helmet
This booklet provides safety information about helmet use for a variety of activities. It also includes an example of a young boy’s experience of a head injury.
As part of the Gotta Brain Getta Helmet booklet, view this video featuring Savannah Smith, a motocross rider from Saskatchewan. Savannah shares information about her experiences, the importance of wearing a properly fitted helmet, and how to choose a helmet.SKU: 4-220
Protect Your Baby’s Head Shape: Preventing Flat Spots on Your Baby’s Head
This brochure provides parents and caregivers with information on positional plagiocephaly, or “flat head”. Information includes how to prevent flat spots and what to do if a flat spot is found on baby’s head.SKU: 4-101
Is Your Child Safe?
This booklet deals with important information on prevention of childhood injuries and covers such topics as baby carriers, blind and curtain cords, children’s clothing, playpens, playgrounds, safety gates, etc.Please note, we no longer stock this resource. please order directly from www.hc-sc.gc.caSKU: 4-358
Home Safety Tips: 1-4 Years Brochure
This brochure contains home safety information on the common causes of injury for children between one and four years of age. Information is divided by activities around the home including: play time, bath time, sleep time, and meal time. Injury topics include: falls, car seats, drowning, choking, strangulation, poisoning, and burns and scalds.SKU: 4-024