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When you are leaving hospital

When you are leaving hospital

It is important to clear up any doubts that may arise regarding the safety of your baby. If you are going to take a taxi, although the law doesn’t require you to use a child seat in a taxi within an urban area, the safety of the baby is the real concern. Never forget to take a child seat and when ordering a taxi by phone, make it clear that you are going to use one.

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The majority of newborn babies can use either carrycots or baskets to transport them, although for some premature babies that are under weight or suffer from some sort of respiratory or cardiac problem the pediatrician may specifically recommend that the baby travels lying down in a basket or carrycot.

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