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In Your Hands - Prevent Child Falls


mother holding baby's feetFalls prevention isn't just important for older adults. It's also a valuable safety message that parents and caregivers should keep in mind for young children.

In Canada, falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospital admissions for children up to age nine - more than all other injuries combined (Parachute Canada). Help prevent child falls... their safety is in your hands.

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Prevent Child Injury

Parachute Canada - Fall Prevention

Fall Prevention Tips at Different Ages/Stages of Childhood:

Click on the tabs below to reveal age-specific tips for preventing falls: