Emergency Aid

Injuries happen, and as a parent you need to be prepared to deal with the unexpected. Learn what to do in an emergency, how to use a first aid kit, how to administer CPR, and more.

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When a Natural Disaster Upends Your Child's Life, Here's What To Do Next
Parenting your way through a natural disaster is difficult. However, there are ways to navigate the experience without making it harder on yourself and your child.
Under a Winter Storm Warning? Here Are 8 Things to Do Now to Keep Your Family Safe
Learn how to prepare for a snowstorm and keep your family safe in freezing temperatures and blizzard-like conditions, including how to heat your home if the power goes out.
12 First-Aid Tips for Common Kid Injuries
Maybe you're new to the world of kid accidents, or maybe you just need a refresher. Our primer will help you feel prepared—and your child stay calm—the next time she gets hurt. 
Study Finds Dangerous Misuse Of Bottles, Pacifiers
Accidents with Bottles, Pacifiers, and Sippy Cups. Courtesy of Nationwide Children's Hospital.
10 Reasons to Call the Doctor Now
Is your child sick enough for a late-night call to the doctor? We're here to help you determine when to call the pediatrician for a newborn, toddler and big kid.
12 Kids' Symptoms You Should Never Ignore
The wait-and-see approach is fine for some kids' health problems. But not these.
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Making Sense of Scary Symptoms
We often lose more sleep over our kids' coughs than they do. They sometimes snooze through all that hacking while we lay awake listening. In truth, breathing problems would be tough to miss. Use this guide to sort out worrisome signs.
Why Girls' Concussions Are Different From Boys'
An outline of what you should know about the differences between concussions in boys and girls