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Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), previously known as Shaken Baby Syndrome, is a devastating form of child abuse.

The ICON Programme is a preventative programme, based around helping parents cope with a crying baby. The word ‘ICON’ represents the following message:

I Infant crying is normal

C Comforting methods can sometimes soothe the baby

O – It’s OK to walk away

N Never, ever shake a baby

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ICON Newsletters

ICON Newsletter September 2020