Performing Infant CPR
It's extremely important to take an infant CPR class. We have some tips from an expert on what to do in case of an emergency.their newborn home. To find a class in your area, contact the Red Cross , American Heart Association , a hospital, or your fire department . Thanks for watching Baby Basics on Parents TV, your source for the best information for your growing family.
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Help Baby Get Over a Cold
During her first year life your baby will probably catch a cold every other month. No cold medications are considered safe or effective for babie, so use saline drops to liquefy mucus in your baby's nose, helping it to drain. Lie your baby down and tilt her head back. Then close one nostril withbulb to remove the mucus. Squeeze the bulb between your thumb and index finger and insert it into your baby's nose. There should be no space between the inside of baby's nose and the syringe. Don't
How to Manage Breastfeeding
Learn key tips and best positions for breastfeeding, including how to get baby to latch and advice on burping.
Coughing in Children
A doctor discusses the causes of coughing in children and how to best treat them.dry cough, a wet cough, a croupy cough and a pertussis or whooping cough . Listen to the different types of coughs by clicking on the links and compare them with your child's cough. If one of
Infant with a Stiff Neck
Most neck pain in infants is due to either muscle tension or a minor infections. However, in some cases, neck pain can be a sign of more serious infection and could be a sign of meningitis. Here's what to look for to determine if the pain your baby's stiff neck is serious.touched. She cannot easily be consoled. It appears that she has a stiff neck with a rigid back. She is unable to bend her head down towards her chest and will not follow the pacifier with
Child with a High Fever
The video shows a boy with a temperature of 40ºC. He is playing and seems to be fine. This is an example of a child that can have a high temperature and still appear to be generally well.
Child with Chickenpox
The video shows a boy with chickenpox. We can see typical chickenpox in various stages of development scattered around his body. This is typical for this childhood disease.
Child with Conjunctivitis
The video shows a girl with conjunctivitis or pinkeye. We can see that her right eye is swollen, red and watery.
Learn why children are more susceptible to middle ear infections than adults.from time to time. Sometimes the pain is caused by a middle ear infection called otitis media or an outer ear infection called the swimmer's ear. If your child is under 1 year of age and you suspect she has an earache or if