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Home Hygiene: Taking Care of a Baby

Babies and children under the age of five years are more at risk of infection because their immune systems are not yet fully developed. Good hygiene practice is important to protect them from infection, especially during the first few months of life.

This briefing material has been produced for those who work in healthcare professions, the media, and others who are looking for background understanding of and/or those who are responsible for providing guidance to the public on how to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in their homes.

Author: International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene

Download File: Home-hygiene-taking-care-of-a-baby.doc

Published: 12/03/2014

Publication Type: Factsheet

Publisher: IFH