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First aid and sick baby information

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Caring for a newborn can be challenging at the best of times. And when your baby gets sick, or needs first aid, it can be really scary.

These 7 videos include a practical discussion about what a normal temperature is for newborns and older infants. You’ll find detailed information about immunisations, learn the basics of baby CPR, and understand what do if your baby is choking. The guide also gives you life-saving advice about when to call an ambulance, and where to go if your baby is sick.

A must for any new parent – and a refresher for the grandparents.

St Johns will help guide you through newborn changes and basic first aid. Choking, temperatures, rashes all discussed. Including who to call and where to go if you are worried.

CPR demonstration and clearing choking is also in this video series.

Older babies and first aid including bites, bumps and bleeding is also discussed in this video series.

Dr Briony Andrew

This fantastic video explains when to worry about newborn temperatures and how to check them.

When to worry and information on immunisation and baby care after 6 weeks is also discussed

Colic and reflux is also discussed. As well as the role of a lactation GP.

Expert advice

By now you’ve probably heard all sort of well-meaning advice from all sorts of well-meaning people. And you’re wondering whose opinion to listen to. Learn about baby first aid and how to care for your sick baby. You won’t find magical cures, but you will find honest, practical guidance you can apply straight away.

Family support

Our advice goes beyond help for you as a new mum. We know that your partner plays a vital role in looking after your baby. We give them specific information to help them help you.

Self-paced videos

Get practical advice first aid at your own pace. Tune into to our expert video at a time that suits you. Because we know newborns can be unpredictable.

How it works

The guide is an e-learning course with all the information you need about first aid and caring for your sick back. Our experts give you help and advice to support your choice.


Our experts deliver professional advice in video format, so you can learn what you need to know, when you need to know it.


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