Anyone who takes care of children knows how quickly it can happen. One minute the child is playing happily, the next minute they have fallen over, ran into a pole or fallen off the swing. The school holidays in particular seems to be a time when accidents happen.
Whether it’s something as everyday as the risk of choking on their dinner or as frightening as a severe burn, would you know what to do in the crucial moment?
Sarah Hunstead is an emergency paediatric nurse, mother to two young children and the author of ‘A Life. A finger. A pea up a nose – a practical guide to baby and child first aid.’
Sarah also runs CPR Kids, a company that runs first aid courses for parents and other carers in their own home.
Listen Now: Sarah Hunstead discusses how you can help your children make it through the school holidays in one piece.
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