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.

Should You Take Baby to the Hospital?

How to determine if you have an emergency on your hands.

Weird Baby Emergencies

Babies and quirky accidents tend to go hand in hand. We ask top doctors what to do if your sweet pea gets in a pickle.

Emergency Guide: CPR for Children

The Panicky Parent's Guide to Kids' Health

Even minor symptoms can turn a rational mom into a melodrama queen. Here's how to stop stressing and make your kid feel better.

Treatment for Insect Stings and Bites

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.

First Aid for Choking

When your child can't breathe, every second counts. Here, lifesaving tips you must know.

I Can't Believe My Kid Swallowed That!

Holy X ray! Kids will put anything in their mouth.

How to Perform CPR

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.

First Aid for Your Baby's Accidents

When your baby has her first accident, here's how to make things better.

Forbidden Baby Foods

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.

When Should Your Child Go to the Hospital?

Here's what to consider when deciding to call Baby's doctor or take her to the ER.

What to Do When Your Child Is Choking

Step-by-step, here's what to do if your baby or child is choking.

Heartbreaking Story Reminds Parents to Never Leave Baby Alone in the Bath

This seven-month-old baby boy's tragic story is helping to raise awareness about bath time safety for young children.

Baby Care Basics: How to Treat Bug Bites

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. Here's how to treat the most common types.

Baby Care Basics: Baby Accidents

As much as we all try to prepare our homes for Baby, accidents still happen. Here are three common accidents and what to do if they happen.

The Importance of (Multiple) Sports: Stop Specializing In Sports So Early

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) recently held an event with the purpose of raising awareness about the importance of introducing kids to a variety of athletic pursuits rather than committing exclusively to one.

Emergency First Aid for Babies and Toddlers

This advice will help keep you calm when your child gets hurt -- and maybe even save her life.

Is It an Emergency? 5 Baby Health Scares

Determine whether your child's health scares -- from high fevers to allergic reactions to swallowing poison -- are as bad as they seem.

Tick Bites and Lyme Disease Symptoms

Tick bites aren't painful, but may cause Lyme disease. Read more about tick bite symptoms to prevent and treat it.

Babyproofing Your Home from Top to Bottom

You'd be surprised at how easy it is for a baby to get into trouble. Create a safe place by babyproofing every room in your home.

Electric Shock

A must-know plan to protect and save your child

First-Aid Kit Essentials

Dangerous Anti-Itch Creams

Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, Can anti-itch creams be dangerous for my child?

Tiny Tick, Big Problem

The incidence of Lyme disease is increasing, parents are panicked about potentially dangerous consequences -- and the medical community is intensifying its efforts to understand this perplexing illness.

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