Free DRSABC First Aid Poster

Here’s another potentially lifesaving resource for you and your family – put together by our team of trained paramedics. Click HERE to get your copy of the Dr’s ABC poster for FREE It’s a first aid poster focused on the simple process for handling any emergency situation confidently and calmly. The six step process is […]

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How to Find a Good GP

A good GP is worth their weight in gold. Finding a doctor who is child friendly is one of the most important discoveries you will make and can save you wasteful journeys to the emergency department. Staying with that doctor will make sure your child builds a good relationship with them, and help in maintaining […]

How to Treat a Child Having an Asthma Attack

Even though most asthma attacks are mild, they can be fatal. Fortunately it is a condition that most children will grow out of (with symptoms disappearing after around seven years). Because of its seriousness, your GP should have given you an action plan to follow and this will include relievers with medication such as Ventolin. […]

How to Treat a Child with Burns

Children are naturally curious. They learn by putting things into their mouths and touching things they shouldn’t. Among the most common injuries suffered by children are burns (caused by dry heat) and scalds (caused by hot liquids). Of course, prevention is better than cure. So keep children away from the kitchen, away from hot water […]

15 Tips For Parents To Prevent Poisoning Around The Home

Babies learn about their surroundings by using all their senses. By putting things in their mouth they use two of their keenest senses – touch and taste. This, of course, causes problems for parents – every house is full of items that are dangerous to young children, and many of these are poisonous materials. Most […]

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What to do if your baby has swallowed something

Babies learn about the world quickly, and in several different ways. One of their key learning mechanisms is by putting things in their mouths – taste and touch working in tandem. But every now and then, a baby will swallow whatever it is they are trying to learn about: and that can have disastrous effects. […]

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Should You Let Your Child Sleep After A Fall?

Children fall over all the time; often during their toddler years and in the playground at school. But a serious accident, where the child hurts their head, can be a real cause for concern. It’s especially worrying when all the child wants to do after the trauma is fall asleep. As a parent, the fear […]

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How To Prevent Drowning Accidents And What To Do In The Event Of An Accident

According to figures from Water Safety Victoria, nearly three quarters of all drowning deaths are the result of a lack of adult supervision. You might think that the most likely place to drown is in a pool or the sea, but a bath is just as dangerous (children need only five centimetres of water to […]

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