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Health Information For Parents
Being a parent means dealing with mishaps and illnesses. You can handle some problems at home, but more serious problems need a doctor’s care.
Whether it’s a medical emergency or minor injury, here’s the first-aid info you need:
Boo-boos, bug bites, and broken bones – oh my! Here’s your one-stop shop for everything you need to know about how to keep kids safe.
A well-stocked first-aid kit, kept in easy reach, is a necessity in every home. Learn where you should keep a kit and what to put in it.
You might think of babies and toddlers when you hear the words “babyproofing” or “childproofing,” but unintentional injury is the leading cause of death in kids 14 and under.
Knowing what to expect when you need to take your child to the emergency room can help make it a little less stressful.
Should you head to the ER when your child is hurt or ill? What about an urgent care center? Different problems need different levels of care, and you have many options.
Young kids love to explore their homes, but are unaware of the potential dangers. Learn how to protect them with our handy household safety checklists.
Teaching your child how to use 911 in an emergency could be one of the simplest – and most important – lessons you’ll ever share.
Every parent should know how and when to administer CPR. Done correctly, CPR can save a child’s life by restoring breathing and circulation until medical personnel arrive.
You can be a big help when someone is hurt or in danger. How? By dialing 911. Find out more in this article for kids.
Surgeries and operations happen in the operating room, sometimes called the OR. Find out more in this article for kids.
It may seem scary to go to a hospital, but doctors and nurses are there to help people who are sick or hurt feel better. Read our article for kids to find out what happens inside a hospital.
Scheduled for a hospital stay? Knowing what to expect can make it a little easier.
In a medical emergency, kids can be heroes just by calling for help. Find out more in this article for kids.
In an emergency, it’s hard to think clearly about your kids’ health information. Here’s what important medical information you should have handy, just in case.
If your child has asthma, find out when you need to go to the ER.
Although you do your best to drive responsibly and defensively, it’s still a good idea to know what to do just in case you end up in an accident.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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