Injuries & Accidents
The occasional fall or accident is inevitable. And emergencies do happen. As a parent, it's important to be prepared! Here you'll learn about first aid for babies and what to do in case of an emergency. We'll teach you how to treat bug bites, and how to stop a baby from choking. Plus, learn how to perform CPR on a baby.
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When your child gets stung or bitten by bugs, signs of allergic reactions include swelling and itching. Learn to spot the signs of severe symptoms and give immediate treatment.
When your child can't breathe, every second counts. Here, lifesaving tips you must know.
A must-know plan to protect and save your child
All parents should take a CPR course to be fully prepared for emergencies. Always call 911. If your child is not breathing but still has a pulse, you'll need to perform rescue breathing. If there's no breathing and no pulse, you should perform full CPR until help arrives.
Even minor symptoms can turn a rational mom into a melodrama queen. Here's how to stop stressing and make your kid feel better.
Step-by-step, here's what to do if your baby or child is choking.
How to determine if you have an emergency on your hands.
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Don't put your baby at risk for choking or an allergic reaction. Here are four foods you shouldn't feed your bundle of joy before her 1st birthday.
Find out how to maintain first aid kits in your home and car so you can help fix Baby's cuts and scrapes--and learn when you should go to the emergency room.
Bug bites and stings happen all the time, so it's important to know how to care for your little one if she gets a bite. Heres how to treat the most common types.
Tick bites aren't painful, but may cause Lyme disease. Read more about tick bite symptoms to prevent and treat it.
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Determine whether your child's health scares -- from high fevers to allergic reactions to swallowing poison -- are as bad as they seem.
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The next time your kid gets stung by an irate bee or a swarm of mosquitoes, look no further than your kitchen for relief. Tsippora Shainhouse, M.D., a pediatric dermatologist in Beverly Hills, shares all-natural secrets for relieving itching, stinging, and swelling--fast.