Injuries & Accidents

Find out how to handle injuries and accidents in the toddler years.

Questions & Answers

How do I treat my child’s bee sting?

Although a bee sting can be painful, it is usually fairly harmless.
 
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What to if my child suffers an electric shock?

Electric shocks can be serious or minor so how do you know what to do?
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My toddler often has bruises. Should I be worried?

Toddlers often get bruises but when should you be concerned?
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Why is it important to poison proof your home?

Accidental poisoning happens when children get their hands on unsuspectingly hazardous items lying around the house. Ensure you thoroughly inspect every room of your house!
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Puncture wound: what should I do?

How to treat your child’s puncture wound and when to seek medical attention
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How can I tell if my toddler’s cut requires stitches?

As a general rule, a wound that is approximately ¼ deep or ½ inch long and is open will more than likely need stitches to prevent infection, stop bleeding, and heal properly with minimal scarring.
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If a child can bend her finger or toe, is it not broken?

Even though your toddler can more their fingers or toes, they may still be broken and there are certain signs to look for
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