First Aid

First aid for babies is more than just putting a band aid on a booboo. Here you'll learn what to do if your baby is choking, needs CPR, is stung by a bee, and more.

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Choking: 4 First-Aid FAQs

If you remember only one thing, know this: When someone is choking, it’s always better to act than to do nothing, even if you’re a total novice. 
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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.
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Baby 911: When to Call the Doctor or Go to the ER

Check out our no-panic guide to common first-year health scares -- and what you should do about them.
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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.
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First Aid for Your Baby's Accidents

When your baby has her first accident, here's how to make things better.
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Treatments for Bug Bites and Stings

Not all little creatures are friendly -- some harass, bite, or sting. Our best advice: Steer clear of the baddies. (But here's what to do if you do get bitten.)
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More First Aid

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.
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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.
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Baby Emergencies

You are your baby's first responder, so here's a just-in-case guide that we hope you never need.