Baby Safety with Dr Rosemarie Boland


Dr Rosemarie Boland is a newborn educator, neonatal intensive care nurse and midwife with over 30 years experience. She specialises in providing first aid training for parents of newborn babies and ex-premature infants.

In addition, she develops training programs, clinical practice guidelines and resources for medical, nursing, midwifery and paramedic healthcare professionals in Victoria in her role as a statewide perinatal educator with the neonatal emergency retrieval team.

On this podcast we discuss:

  • Why sleeping on your side during the last trimester is important to reduce the risk of stillbirth.
  • Why baby temperature matters
  • The importance of safe sleeping for baby – keeping baby’s head and face uncovered when sleeping
  • What to do if your baby has a febrile convulsion
  • What to do if you suspect your child swallowed a button battery – Call 000 immediately. Even if the battery is flat
  • Key points of CPR on a baby
  • Importance of attending a baby safety class

For more information about Baby Safety classes head to: https://www.preciouscare.com.au

More information about safe sleeping https://rednose.com.au/section/safe-sleeping