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Dehydration and Heat Related Illness in Infants and Young Children

Dehydration and Heat Related Illness in Infants and Young Children   Our children’s bodies create a tremendous amount of heat. Normally, they're cooled through sweating and by heat radiating through the skin. But in very hot weather, high humidity, and other conditions, this natural cooling system may begin to fail, letting heat in the body build to dangerous levels. [...]

July 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Childhood Poisoning

85% of Childhood Poisoning occur when the parent or caregiver are with the child but not paying attention. Between the ages of one and three years, toddlers are extremely prone to accidental poisoning. The best way to prevent your child from swallowing something dangerous is to simply poison-proof your home.   Children explore their environment [...]

April 25th, 2016|First Aid|

Burns and Scalds in Infants and Children

Children are curious and like to explore their surroundings. They don’t know that hot water and hot drinks can cause burns. A child’s sensitive skin burns far more easily than adult skin. Burns and scalds are a major cause of serious injury in children from new born to 10 years old. A severe scald can [...]

April 8th, 2016|First Aid|