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....

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What happened?

In any emergency with children, take “five” seconds to take a breath, make sure the scene is safe and try to figure out what happened. By determining what happened you can help the injured child. Ask yourself a few questions. 1. Did he choke? Is there small objects close by? Was he eating? 2. Is he in contact with fire, water, electricity? 3. Did he fall? 4. Is he moving? 5. Is he breathing? 6. Is there something he came in contact...

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