First Aid

There's nothing scarier than seeing your child severely sick or injured. Here, how to keep your cool -- and protect your kid -- in the event of a crisis. Plus: how to make a first-aid kit.

Fast First Aid Tips for 6 Common Accidents

From the moment your child takes his first steps, he's bound to have some tumbles. While you can't always prevent your natural-born daredevil from getting hurt, there's plenty you can do to make him feel better. We asked top doctors to share the best methods for patching up wounds, stocking a first-aid kit, and calming little patients -- so you can fix any boo-boo fast!

6 Secrets of Pediatrician Parents

From clever home remedies to first aid tips, pediatrician parents share their secrets for kid injuries and illnesses.

How to Treat a Burn

Follow these steps to treat a mild burn. Learn what methods work best to stop the pain and start the healing process.

How to Stop a Nosebleed

Learn what to do when your child has a nosebleed. Although bloody noses can be messy, it's easy to staunch the flow with pressure and patience.

Watch: How To Remove a Tick

Follow these steps to take a tick off your child's body.

How to Remove a Splinter

Splinters can be tough to remove, but these smart steps can make the process safer and easier.

How to Treat a Sprain or Strain

Kid has a sprain or strain? Don't panic! Learn the four things you need to do to treat these two common injuries, plus when to seek medical advice.

Bad News: Kids' Concussions May Take Longer To Heal Than We Thought

A new study from York University finds some scary effects of concussions in children.

11 First-Aid Tips for Common Kid Injuries

Being prepared for an emergency will ensure you stay calm and get your child help fast. Here are tips to handle everything from a nosebleed to a broken bone.

Why Are So Many Kids Having Scary Reactions From Sunscreen? Experts Weigh In

The photos are scary; kids are having reactions from using sunscreens many parents think are safe. Here's what you need to know.

How To Remove a Tick

Follow these steps to take a tick off your child's body.

Fast First Aid: How to Treat a Burn

Skip the home remedies! All you need to soothe your child's scalded skin is cool water and a calm head.

How to Stop a Nosebleed

Learn what to do when your child has a nosebleed. Although bloody noses can be messy, it's easy to staunch the flow with pressure and patience.