Red Nose Statement on Face Masks and Babies

Red Nose is not aware of any advice indicating that babies should wear masks. There are significant risks to babies when placing a covering over their face.

Some of the risks include: suffocation, overheating, choking and strangulation.

For more information about the safe use of masks and face coverings please visit https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/face-coverings-1159pm-wednesday-22-july