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Infant and Toddler CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

  It’s a good idea for all parents, and for anyone who provides child care, to take a certifies course in infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  You can contact your local American Red Cross or American Heart Association chapter to sign … Continue reading

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Emergency Care: Choking

Most of the time when something blocks your baby’s throat, he or she will instinctively cough, gasp or gag until the object clears their windpipe.  Usually children will breathe on their own, and you don’t need to interfere.  But if your … Continue reading

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Emergency Care: Bleeding

You generally can judge the seriousness of the bleeding by the rate of blood loss.  Serious bleeding comes from injured arteries.  Slower bleeding – a steady, slow flow of dark red blood – generally comes from injuries to veins or … Continue reading

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