Helping a Choking Infant

Helping a Choking Infant

Dealing with a choking infant requires assessing the situation to determine what is causing the obstruction, then proceed with 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts. This is to be performed on a conscious child. If the choking infant goes unconscious, begin infant CPR....
9 Car Seat Safety Tips

9 Car Seat Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year when we spend more time loading up the car to spend a day at the park or the beach. Take a few minutes to double check your car seat safety tips and installation guide just to be sure your baby is properly protected. Here are nine tips to...
9 Car Seat Safety Tips

9 Car Seat Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year when we spend more time loading up the car to spend a day at the park or the beach. Take a few minutes to double check your car seat safety tips and installation guide just to be sure your baby is properly protected. Here are nine tips to...
The Day I Didn’t Know CPR – and Should Have

The Day I Didn’t Know CPR – and Should Have

The Day I Didn’t Know CPR – and Should Have Learning CPR and First Aid is something on the checklist for many expecting mothers. I was no different. It makes sense to have the knowledge and skills to save someone’s life and this becomes such a prominent need when we...
What to Do When A Tornado Touches Down

What to Do When A Tornado Touches Down

What to Do When A Tornado Touches Down When the tornado sirens sound, there is often only minutes to react, if even that long. What you do in those fleeting moments makes the difference between life or death. Tornadoes can quickly tear buildings apart, toss cars like...
What to Do In a Tsunami

What to Do In a Tsunami

What to Do In a Tsunami A tsunami is a large and long wave caused by volcanic activity or an earthquake. Tsunami’s can be generated by actions across an ocean that trigger a ripple of growing waves. In the open sea, the tsunami’s height and affect are not nearly as...