Posts Tagged ‘baby safety’
Each year die 37 infants and young children in cars, usually in summer or before any oversights. Although we always think that we can pass on to us, it is good to consider some care in cars during the summer.
The heat, cars, summer…
The death by hyperthermia occurs when the body overheats uncontrollably, which often happens to babies and young children, because your body is unable to regulate body temperature. When the situation occurs inside a car and outdoor temperatures are high, according to the color of clothing worn and the last time we drank liquid, a child can die in about 15 minutes.
The cooler days are not spared either, especially if the child is very warm. And it’s not very useful to open a small crack in the window, as this air can not counteract the effects of heat on car upholstery. Read the rest of this entry »
Although it seems that the safest place for babies is our home, if we do not take the necessary steps it can also become a nest of traps and obstacles that could harm them or even endanger their lives.
Once a baby enters our life – call this son, nephew, pupil – must take preventive measures and create an ideal environment for them; as well as our responsibilities change, our times are adapted, and our focus is also furniture and decoration in order to be able to prevent accidents at home, always should do so.
While a baby is more awake seems that the risks increase, this is due to their need to explore and experience new possibilities and grounds. However, a newborn is not free, since by its very fragility even more pillow can cause suffocation, so take note of these tips home security. Read the rest of this entry »
In most people the main causes of child deaths are linked to the security of home, whether in the kitchen, choking, poorly conditioned rooms, falls, blows, burns, poisoning or traffic accidents.
So at the time of the arrival of our baby home, we prepare it gradually as he gets older, and that soon, like to move from one site to another, and there is danger everywhere, since it is small and helpless.
The balcony is one of the most dangerous places in the house, especially the risk of falling, so for any reason, you should not even be there only for a minute. Read the rest of this entry »
When a child has come into our lives not only change the routines, but we must think of many details that become more secure home. One aspect that must be taken into account is possible precaution to protect children from burns.
First, the home must have smoke alarms and, in areas where fire risk is greater as the kitchen or near the fireplace, have to install fire extinguishers.
- ●In the kitchen, it is preferable to use the back burners, whenever possible. If you must use the front, it is advisable to turn the handles of pots and pans back.
- ●Failure to hold the baby while drinking a hot beverage. The skin on them is much more sensitive than adults and may burn more easily.
- ●Place food and hot drinks away from the edge of tables and dressers.