Many near-drownings and drownings occur in the
bathtub. Children are easily burned by hot water. Prevent these bath related injuries by following these recommendations:footnote 1
Prevent slipping by installing non-slip strips or mats on the bottom of the bathtub. Always drain the water
from the tub right away after the bath.
Safe Kids Canada (2011). Make bath time a safe and happy experience for you and your child. Also available online: http://www.safekidscanada.ca/parents/safety-information/home-safety/bath-time/bath-time.aspx.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - PediatricsThomas M. Bailey, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
& Thomas M. Bailey, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
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