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Preventing Injuries, Get the Facts

Infants & Young Children

Injuries are the leading cause of death for Alberta children and youth between 1 and 19 years old. Infants and young children rely on parents and other caregivers to keep them safe. Health professionals have an important role in supporting parents with the knowledge and tools they need to prevent injuries among their children.

Having information about priority injury issues for infants and young children will help you provide parents and other caregivers with anticipatory guidance to help reduce the risk of injury to children.