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Bathtub Safety Tips for Infants & Young Children

baby in bath

Bathing your child regularly is an important part of routine health and cleanliness. Unfortunately, every year, more than 43,000 children receive emergency treatment for bathtub- and shower-related injuries. We know this is a scary number! Fortunately, many of these injuries can be prevented by following the safety tips we have listed below.

Supervise

You should not leave your child unattended in the bathtub at any time. Walking away for “just a moment” may seem safe, but it is be...

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How to Prevent Headaches from Online Learning

child doing online learning

Now more than ever, children are spending the majority of their day looking at a screen. In fact, 44% are using screens for more than 6 hours a day. As a result, many children are experiencing headaches. To help prevent this, here are a few ways that can help with headaches from online learning.

Stay Hydrated

Dehydration can cause headaches no matter what your child is working on or playing with, so make sure your child has a water bottle nearby when they’re on the computer. Hydrati...

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How to Perform Child & Baby CPR

performing CPR on a baby doll

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can help save a life during a cardiac or breathing emergency no matter one’s age, so we encourage all parents to take a CPR class to make sure they are prepared in case of an emergency. Click here to find a CPR class near you and use this step-by-step guide from The American Red Cross for performing CPR on a child or an infant.

Print this guide here.

Step One

Kneel beside the child or baby.

Step Two

Push hard, push fast.

For child...

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Frostbite Treatment Tips

Winter’s here, which means kids are likely to be playing in the snow and exploring the winter world around us. In most cases, you’ll be able to keep them safe, warm and healthy this winter, but, kids being kids, gloves get lost and sneakers are worn instead of snow boots. When this happens, you may be looking at a case of frostbite, and treating frostbite at home is the first step to a speedy recovery.

Frostbite sets in when extremities such as fingers, toes and ears are exposed to cold c...

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What You Should Have At Home for First Aid

first aid kit in use

No matter what we do to protect our children, accidents happen. They fall, scrape their knees and bonk their heads. It’s important for parents and caregivers to know how to handle minor injuries at home. You should always have a few things on hand for emergencies. Here are the items we recommend keeping handy.

Thermometer

If you sense that your child may be getting sick, the most important tool you will have is the thermometer. This will help you determine the severity of the sickne...

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