Contact the doctor if your newborn isn't gaining weight, wets fewer than six diapers a day or shows little interest in feedings ||Presumably, your baby won't recall events from his life before age 3. Still, these early experiences outline his vision of the world ||Don't let your baby nap in the car seat after you're home as a substitute for crib since it's harder for young babies to breathe in that position. ||The sun is the most important source of Vit D ||Colostrum is rich with all what baby needs for the first 2-3 days till the breast begins to produce milk ||Sleep sacks and sufficient layers of clothing are safe alternatives to blankets for children less than six months of age ||Try to develop passions outside of work. Don't define yourself by your job, and have the courage to be imperfect. ||Stop the continuous criticism to your teens. Highlight their qualities instead. ||Make sure the highchair has a wide base, good fit, adjustable secure straps. Consider a post between the child's legs. ||Your baby's foot may seem flat, but that's because a layer of fat covers the arch. Within two to three years, this extra padding will disappear. ||
Button batteries are dangerous to kids

 

The coin-sized batteries children swallow come from many devices, most often mini remote controls. Other places you may find them are: singing greeting cards, watches and bathroom.

It takes as little as two hours to cause severe burns once a coin-sized button battery has been swallowed.

Once burning begins, damage can continue even after the battery is removed.

Kids can still breathe with the button battery in their throats. It may not be obvious at first that something is wrong.

Repairing the damage is painful and can require multiple surgeries.

The batteries can become lodged in the throat, burning the esophagus.

Top Tips for Battery Safety

    • Search your home, and any place your child goes, for gadgets that may contain button batteries.
    • Secure button battery-controlled devices out of sight and reach of children and keep loose batteries locked away.
    • Share this life-saving information with caregivers, friends, family members and sitters.

In Case of Emergency 

    • Go to the emergency room immediately. Tell doctors and nurses that your child may have swallowed a battery. If possible, provide the medical team with the identification number found on the battery’s package.
    • Do not let the child eat or drink until a chest x-ray can determine if a battery is present.
    • Do not induce vomiting.
    • Call the National Toxicology Institute Hotline at 800777099 for additional treatment information.

 

Source

SafeKids.org

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