Emergency Aid

Injuries happen, and as a parent you need to be prepared to deal with the unexpected. Learn what to do in an emergency, how to use a first aid kit, how to administer CPR, and more.

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A Mom Shares Her Near-Death Experience with Sepsis That Left Her Blind and Without Legs

Carol Decker shares her incredible story, and how she decided to take charge of her life and happiness after her run-in with one of the deadliest diseases in America.

First Aid for 5 Common Eye Ouches

Here's how to handle everything from itchy eyes to an eye injury, including what to treat at home and when to go to the hospital.

Your Biggest Concussion Questions, Answered

It sounds extreme, but a seemingly harmless bump can affect your child’s brain. Let’s demystify this realm of child safety with the latest information. 

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12 First-Aid Tips for Common Kid Injuries

Maybe you’re new to the world of kid accidents, or maybe you just need a refresher. Our primer will help you feel prepared—and your child stay calm—the next time she gets hurt. 

Acute Flaccid Myelitis: Everything You Need to Know About AFM

This polio-like illness is rare, but can cause lifelong paralysis, so it should be taken seriously. We talked to an expert to find out what parents need to know about AFM.

10 Reasons to Call the Doctor Now

Is your child sick enough for a late-night call to the doctor? We're here to help you determine when to call the pediatrician for a newborn, toddler and big kid.