To ensure the health of our children is of the utmost importance, so you have to be attentive to any sign of concern as decay, excessive sleepiness, fever, vomiting, etc, don't forget to keep a first aid kit with the items essential to control your little ones.
With respect to the calculation of the temperature, you can learn to orientate yourself with your hand on your forehead, but it is always a good idea to check with the thermometer. If the child vomits, keep it hydrated with small amounts of rehydration solution while waiting for the doctor. In the winter, always put a saturator filled with water on the radiator in the bedroom of the child, or acquires a humidifier environmental.
Something you have to learn is how to react to the most common accidents in children. Among these are falls, blows and burns.
Young children, especially under 3 years of age, will fall off with frequency, so that a blow to the head is more than safe at that age. If your baby falls and hits, pay attention to any modification of their behavior, such as excitation, drowsiness, abnormal movements, alterations in your look, or bleeding of the nose, ear, and vomiting. In any case, call the doctor as soon as possible.
How severe is the burn depends on its depth and extension. They can be classified into the following:
First degree: skin turns red and is not very extensive. Simply clean with water and mild liquid soap, covered with sterile gauze and a patch is adherent, hypoallergenic, or with a compress with ointment scar that you can find in pharmacies.
Second grade: get a blister, which should not burst. You should proceed as in the previous case.
Third degree: The skin takes on a dark appearance and hard. This burn is severe and requires medical intervention. While you arrive at the emergency department, protects the injury with a clean cloth, but do not apply anything on the wound.
The kit of the baby
Make sure you have the items above within the date of your life and never manage prescription drugs prior to treat a disease with similar symptoms. Make sure you have: cotton wool, gauze pads sterile, alcohol of 60°, povidone-iodine, patches, band-aids hypo-allergenic, thermometer, medications, antipyretics, paracetamol, packets of powders, for rehydration, saline, and droplets nasal antiseptic.