Looking after a crying baby can be challenging. Parents can sometimes struggle to soothe their baby, and may find this upsetting or frustrating. In the worst cases, this can lead to parents getting angry and harming their baby.
Non-accidental head injury is the most common cause of infant death or long term disability from maltreatment. Injuries can be caused when a baby is shaken, hit or thrown. Research shows that a significant number of babies in Wales are suffering from such injuries and that an effective prevention campaign could potentially save the lives of children.
Report a Concern
To report concerns about a child in RCT call:
01443 425 006
To report concerns about an adult at risk in RCT call:
01443 425 003
To report concerns in Merthyr Tydfil call:
01685 725 000
To report concerns about adults at risk in Bridgend call:
To report concerns about children at risk in Bridgend call:
Emergency Out of hours contact number:
01443 743 665