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Child Safety Link

Child Safety Link  is an injury prevention program at the IWK Health Centre dedicated to reducing the incidence and severity of unintentional injury to children and youth in the Maritimes. 

This backgrounder provides an overview of national evidence regarding falls in young children and best practice prevention recommendations. It is not meant to be distributed to parents and caregivers.

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This infographic provides provincial data from the Atlantic provinces on children's falls (hospitalization rates, economic burden and location of injury).

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