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A Prime time for poisonings..

Posted by on July 17, 2020 in Child safety, Family safety, First Aid, First aid for children, General News | Comments Off on A Prime time for poisonings..

A Prime time for poisonings..

A Prime Time for Poisonings With the onset of coronavirus (COVID-19), schools, day cares, and businesses are closed. Many of us are working remotely while trying to juggle the family. Hand sanitizer, cleaning products, and wipes, are within close reach of our children. Our use of medications may be different than it was last week. Chloroquine is a new household word. These changes make it a prime time for unintentional poisonings to happen right at home. Contact Poison Control FIRST for poison help....

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Steps to keep your infants safe.

Posted by on July 7, 2020 in Child safety, First Aid, First aid for children, Infant choking, Infant CPR, SIDS, Toy safety, Water safety | Comments Off on Steps to keep your infants safe.

Steps to keep your infants safe.

Steps to take to keep your infants safe. Put an infant to sleep on her back only. Use a safety approved mattress with a tightly fitted sheet. Never shake or play roughly with a baby. Put the poison control number near your phone. (U.S. 1-800-222-1222) Cover electrical outlets. Secure tip-over items like dressers, bookcases, flat screen TV’s or any other piece of standing furniture. Install a quality baby gate at the top and bottom of stairs. Window guards that can be opened by adults only should be installed on second-story or higher windows...

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when does a wound need to be evaluated for stitching or suturing?

Posted by on March 15, 2020 in Child safety, First aid for children, General News, Infant and child safety | Comments Off on when does a wound need to be evaluated for stitching or suturing?

when does a wound need to be evaluated for stitching or suturing?

How to evaluate if an open wound needs stitching. Here are three ways to do so: 1. Look at the depth of the open wound. Can you see yellow, fatty tissue? Is there bone exposed? Is it more than 1/4 inch deep? 2. Look at the width of the wound. Can you pull the two sides together easily? Can you hold it together with bandaging? 3. Where is the wound located? Is it located where there is a lot of movement involved? For example, the elbow, knees, legs, hands. If any of the above are present you should have your childs’ cut evaluated for...

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Choking maneuver for infants done in real time video.

Posted by on November 1, 2019 in Infant and child safety, Infant choking, Video | Comments Off on Choking maneuver for infants done in real time video.

Choking maneuver for infants done in real time video.

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What is a CPR party and how does it work?

Posted by on June 20, 2019 in allergies, child cpr, Child safety, Family safety, First Aid, First aid for children, Infant and child safety, Infant CPR, Toddler safety | Comments Off on What is a CPR party and how does it work?

What is a CPR party and how does it work?

It is a gathering in your home of your friends, family, babysitters, nannies and anyone else caring for your infants and children. Most people have never taken a CPR class because they simply never got around to it. It takes planning and the classes can be hours long and offered at inconvenient times. And besides, they focus mostly on adults. While it is very important to know what to do if your adult loved one collapses it is much scarier when your baby or young child stops breathing or is unresponsive. Baby Zone & Beyond LLC has been...

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Febrile seizures.

Posted by on March 19, 2019 in child cpr, First aid for children, Infant and child safety | Comments Off on Febrile seizures.

Febrile seizures.

What are febrile seizures? They are seizures or convulsions that occur in about 2-5% of young children between 6 months and five years old that are triggered by a high fever. The risk peaks during the second year of life. It may accompany a cold, ear infection or flu. In some cases a child may not have a fever at the time of the seizure, but will develop one a few hours later. What happens? The child will lose consciousness and both arms and legs will shake uncontrollably. Most only last a few minutes and are accompanied by a fever above 101...

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Infant CPR done in real time.

Posted by on January 11, 2019 in Infant and child safety, Infant CPR | Comments Off on Infant CPR done in real time.

Infant CPR done in real time.

https://youtu.be/k0rRcAl4UDs

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Opening the Airway is a very important step for CPR.

Posted by on October 19, 2018 in First aid for children, Infant and child safety, Infant CPR | Comments Off on Opening the Airway is a very important step for CPR.

Opening the Airway is a very important step for CPR.

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First Aid Kits.

Posted by on September 14, 2018 in General News | Comments Off on First Aid Kits.

First Aid Kits.

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Back to school safety.

Posted by on September 7, 2018 in Child safety, Family safety, General News | Comments Off on Back to school safety.

Back to school safety.

Getting to School. Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is vitally important that they – and the motorists around them – take proper safety precautions. Walkers: Walk on the sidewalk; if there is no sidewalk and you must walk in the street, walk facing traffic Before crossing the street, stop and look left, right and left again to see if cars are coming Never dart out in front of a parked car Parents: Practice walking to school with your child, crossing streets at crosswalks when available Never walk while...

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