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Nappy Sacks Can Kill

Nappy sacks have recently been identified in causing suffocation and choking of babies under one-year-old. Authorities in the UK have become aware of at least 18 deaths associated with individual nappy sacks.

Babies can suffocate on nappy sacks, making some simple changes can make a big difference to your child’s safety. To avoid danger of suffocation and choking:

Do: Always keep nappy sacks and other plastic bags and wrapping away from babies and young children

Do not: Place nappy sacks within babies’ reach Place nappy sacks in a baby’s cot pram or buggy

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