First Aid for Infants & Children – A must have ebook for every parent
Sumit & Neena were terrified when they found their six year old son Prem lying flat on the playground and not responding to any verbal calls. Earlier in the evening Neena was busy in the kitchen and Sumit was busy watching TV when other children playing downstairs with Prem came rushing in the hall asking them to come down to see Prem. Prem was lying flat on the ground and looked semi conscious but his whole body was going through some form of seizure & his mouth was foaming.Many a times there is a little precious moment in life between when something unwanted happens… Click To Tweet Any time you find a child battling a situation the first response is to call the emergency help , and that must be done but as an aware parents & aware citizen there is little bit more that can be done which can make a life and death difference in certain scenarios. First Aid for Infants and Children: 30 Common Emergency Procedures to Save Your Child’s Health and Life is one such a tiny gem that every parent should read and keep handy.
It deals with so many day to day real life scenarios that your child can get in to and what should be your immediate response to that situation in that scenarios. As a parent we never like to plan for such scenarios but it is advisable to be prepared then to be sorry.
From Infancy to being young adult the probability is so high that your child will get in to one of these situations like mosquito or snake or some sort of animal bite, foreign part getting in to nose, eye or ear, bleeding from wound or cut, nose bleeding, fall from furniture, seizures, burn etc. This ebook provides a step by step clear instructions with pictures to help parents be prepared for many such scenarios.
Based on learnings from this book Sumit & Neena knew exactly what to do in their situation, many bystanders started offering that some hard object be placed in Prem’s mouth and hands as he was profusely crunching the jaws and fist during the seizure. Sumit and Neena followed the path as illustrated in the book below and let the seizure pass without trying to stop it, they made sure that Prem had good head rest below his head and mob around him was disbursed.
This allowed fresh air to come to him and prevented any damage to his other body parts that placing any foreign parts in hands or mouth could have caused.
Excerpt from the ebook First Aid for Infants and Children: 30 Common Emergency Procedures to Save Your Child’s Health and Life -republished with permission.
This book also suggests remedial actions to be taken in other emergencies like choking, burning, drowning, electric shock. Prerana was just two & half year old when she accidently put a small piece of toy in her mouth, her mother had no idea when she started crying and could not explain the cause of her discomfort. This First Aid book clearly lists out the symptoms for various emergency situations, had Prerana’s mother been educated to know the correct symptom of choking she could have asked Prerana to attempt strong Coughing while she was still conscious and complaining. Unfortunately things got a lot complicated in her case by the time she was taken to the hospital and diagnosed.
The power of knowledge is not anything to boast about but It’s about how you use it in life without uttering a single word.The power of knowledge is not anything to boast about but It's about how you use it in life… Click To Tweet
All aware parents should read & keep this small gem handy for any emergency situation. Emergency does not come by knocking on the door. It is not carelessness or handling of the kids that cause emergency but things just happens in life no matter how much you plan, so be prepared and spread the word as safety comes first. Use this simple & helpful book to keep you aware and well informed about any such events.
Do share with us your experiences in handling such emergency situations with the kids. We are all ears to hear from you.