Your First Aid Kit List for Winter

Safety challenges We tend to think of the winter months as a period of hibernation where we prefer to stay indoors. And while that’s true, we still like to be out and about and with that comes a few safety challenges for you and your family, especially your little ones. So it’s wise to stay […]

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What you can expect to learn in an Online First Aid Course

A parent’s love We are hardwired to protect our young. That goes without saying. However, we often don’t think about what we would do if our little one’s life was on the line. Would you know what to do, depending on the circumstances? It could be hugely beneficial to find out what you can expect […]

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Why doing first aid training with a paramedic makes a difference

Knowing what to do in an emergency situation with your child can be reassuring when you know the basics of first aid. So when it comes to the wellbeing and care of our children, learning from a paramedic who does this every day and has a wealth of knowledge can be even more empowering. They […]

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Snake bite first aid and other nasties in Australia

  Dangerous ground Australia is a country where everyone loves to be outdoors. But we are also a nation which has some of the most venomous snakes in the world. That’s why it pays to know about snake bite first aid and other nasties when it comes to protecting your children and loved ones from […]

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Top 5 Kids Injuries In Summer

Summer is usually the happiest time of year for Australian families. It’s a time when we enjoy extended holidays and sun-soaked Christmas celebrations, long days at the beach and barbecues with friends. However, sunny days spent outside in the backyard or on the sand can mean injuries are more commonplace. We’ve had a look at […]

How to prevent and treat children’s sports injuries

Saturday mornings spent on a football field, or after-school gymnastic or swimming lessons are an important rite of passage in most kids’ childhoods – and for good reason. While we know the health benefits of regular exercise, the ever-present risk of injury can be a dampener for parents. However, there are a few simple things […]

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Treating bites and cuts on your child’s lip or tongue

Any parent who’s cared for a child after an injury to the tongue or lip can testify that it can be a confronting experience for everyone involved. Injuries to the lip and tongue tend to be common, occurring often during playground knocks and falls, through sporting activity, or just general childhood play. They can also […]

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“Top Ten Most Popular” Kids First Aid Blog Articles – 2017 Edition

Every month we publish a blog article that explains what to do if a child or baby is experiencing a unique scenario that may require first aid. Here are the top ten most popular post on our blog, ranked in order. These articles are essential reading for all parents and carers. One: Parent’s Guide To […]

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How do you know if your baby has been poisioned?

The most common poisons relating to babies and children are items commonly found around the household like: Alcohol Cleaners Bleaches Medications How signs of poisoning present Most poisons present with one or two typical symptoms. The most common is nausea and vomiting. Vomiting occurs because the baby understands very quickly that the substance they’ve just […]