Tummy Upsets in Kids

Tummy Upsets in Kids

There are lots of reasons kids can have tummy upsets and this post could go on for ever, but here are two things you might come across in your day-to-day care setting. To help you prepare for kids tummy upsets (and any illness really), make sure you have proper...

TV related injuries – TV is (still) bad for kids

TV related injuries? Yes, we’ve long known that watching too much TV isn’t great for our kids, but it turns out that TVs are much more dangerous than that. About 17,300 kids a year are physically injured by Televisions! That’s close to 50 every day....

Nose bleeds – head forwards or backwards?

Well, you can tip the person’s head forwards if you like them, but backwards if you like your carpet better. For the person suffering, forwards is better – let’s see why. Nose Bleeds – head forwards This allows the blood which is escaping to...

Febrile Seizures in Children

What is a Febrile Seizure? A seizure is a temporary disturbance in the electrical connections in the brain. A Febrile Seizure is one caused by fever. These are also called a Febrile Seizure and/or a Febrile Convulsion (we’ll use the terms interchangeably here). While...

The ABCs of First Aid

So, there you are with your kids, waiting in line to see the latest movie. You’ve waited a while and people are getting restless. Suddenly the parent in front of you in the line collapses. You have your first aid training, you know you have to do something, but...

Can you eMail 911?

No. Oh, sorry – you wanted a longer post? Here goes…. I was recently asked ‘can you eMail 911’? My first reaction was to explain that the 911 call system is for emergencies like, for example, doing CPR on a child. Perhaps stopping to compose an eMail wasn’t...
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