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First Aid Course for Parents
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First Aid Course for Parents

Parents can and should learn how to treat minor injuries or how to react to an accident that may occur to their children. Courses that teach some techniques to prevent accidents that occur at home and during leisure time, and that at the same time solve the doubts that many parents have about first aid.

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10 tricks to cure spider bites in children

Spiders do not usually bite. They only attack if they feel threatened. Although there are more than forty thousand different species of spiders, only a few are really dangerous such as the black widow or the brown recluse that can cause death. Usually their bites do not cause more than a small rash, redness or pain in the affected area, as if it were a wasp sting.
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First aid kit

It is important to have a first aid kit at home, to be able to administer an effective first aid until the arrival of health personnel.Children are more prone to domestic accidents and first aid kits can be bought made in commercialized cases or we can make one ourselves with everything you need.
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How to cure tick bites in children

Ticks are like little spiders that need to feed on blood to survive, that's why they are called hematophages. I say little spiders because ticks are like mites, a subclass of arachnids. Ticks can cling to a child's skin, and transmit disease to them.
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Children stings in the sea, how to act in each case?

Bathing in the sea is one of the greatest pleasures one can experience, provided it is done with due caution. The main thing to use common sense, in addition to respecting the indications, flags and signs enabled in this regard. However, it is convenient to know how to act when faced with the bites of some animal species, resident in this aquatic environment.
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How to deal with a baby choking

No matter how many children a couple may have, they can never boast that they know everything about the care and education of babies. There is always something to learn, especially when something unexpected happens to your baby such as a choking.You cannot predict when a baby will choke, and when it does, not all of us are prepared to act appropriately.
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What to do if your child drinks a toxic cleaning product

In the first place, when a new member of the family arrives, in the case of a small child, it must be borne in mind that you must modify your habits of daily life and that includes some things within the home, so we can avoid accidents. that children are very curious at a very early age and want both to touch and to try new things, and if they find it in drawers, what a treasure they have found!
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Tricks to cure a wasp sting in children

As soon as spring begins, we love to go out to play with the children, go to the park or go on a field trip. And some incidents are almost inevitable, such as wasp or bee stings. Wasp stings do not pose a health risk, except in allergic children, but the pain and itching can ruin play day for any child. .
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What to do if your child has a febrile seizure

Your child has a fever and suddenly begins to convulse with jerky movements throughout the body that he can barely control. You find with horror that even their eyes seem lost ... and you go into a state of panic. Yes, it is one of the worst experiences that thousands of parents have gone through: the so-called febrile seizure.
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Feverish convulsions. First aid to children

Febrile seizures are one of the most frequent causes of emergencies. They affect infants and children between six months and six years in a percentage of 2 to 5 percent, although the highest incidence occurs between one and two years. Generally, they are the consequence of a rapid increase in body temperature (fever ), although they can also be due to processes of sustained high fever.
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Antiseptics to heal children's wounds

We live surrounded by germs, although most of them are controlled by the defense systems that exist in the skin and mucous membranes, but when a wound or cut is produced in the skin and it is opened, the germs can get into the human body and cause an infection. To avoid this, it is essential to use an antiseptic that blocks its passage and reduces the possibility of causing disease.
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What should the home medicine cabinet have to cure children

Do you have everything you need in your home first aid kit to cure your child? What kind of medicines should you have in the first aid kit at home? With these tips that Dr. Juan Hernández of the Red Cross reveals to the readers of our site, you will discover what you are missing and what criteria you should take into account to prepare and keep a first aid kit in a home with children.
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How to heal a burn. First aid for children

How should parents act when our child has been burned by accident? Should the burn be covered with gauze or not? When can we say that a burn is serious? What types of burns exist? To learn how to heal a burn, step by step, Vega Orozco, an expert in Red Cross First Aid, teaches us how to distinguish the severity or degree of the burn and shows us how we should heal it in each case , in this video of Guiainfantil.
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