accessibility & help

Baby and Child First Aid app launches

24 May 2013

Now parents and carers can always be ready to help their children, thanks to the British Red Cross’ free new Baby and Child First Aid app.

The new app – packed with easy to follow videos, animations, tips and quizzes – is available on iPhone and Android and only takes seconds to download.

Each first aid skill is presented in a simple, easy to learn way that only takes minutes to learn – so you can pick up all the key information at your own pace.

Big success

It also means, if your little one gets stung by a wasp, receives a nasty cut, or even starts to choke, you’ll only be a couple of clicks away from knowing exactly what to do.

There’s even a hospital finder in case an accident happens while you’re out and about, as well as a handy device to record your child’s medication needs and any allergies.

The Baby and Child app comes hot on the heels of the Red Cross’ original mobile first aid app, which launched last year and has already chalked up 500,000 downloads.

Life-saving tips

Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education, said: “This unique product gathers together all the information you need to help babies and children following an accident or injury.

“As the success of our original first aid app last year has shown, there’s a real appetite for this kind of product. I think most people appreciate the value of having such potentially life-saving knowledge at their fingertips.”

Download the new Baby and Child First Aid app

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