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.
How to determine if you have an emergency on your hands.
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.
Even minor symptoms can turn a rational mom into a melodrama queen. Here's how to stop stressing and make your kid feel better.
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.
Holy X ray! Kids will put anything in their mouth.
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.
When your baby has her first accident, here's how to make things better.
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.
Here's what to consider when deciding to call Baby's doctor or take her to the ER.
Step-by-step, here's what to do if your baby or child is choking.
This seven-month-old baby boy's tragic story is helping to raise awareness about bath time safety for young children.
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.
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 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.
This advice will help keep you calm when your child gets hurt -- and maybe even save her life.
Determine whether your child's health scares -- from high fevers to allergic reactions to swallowing poison -- are as bad as they seem.
Tick bites aren't painful, but may cause Lyme disease. Read more about tick bite symptoms to prevent and treat it.
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.
A must-know plan to protect and save your child
Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, Can anti-itch creams be dangerous for my child?
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.