9 Car Seat Safety Tips

9 Car Seat Safety Tips

It’s that time of the year when we spend more time loading up the car to spend a day at the park or the beach. Take a few minutes to double check your car seat safety tips and installation guide just to be sure your baby is properly protected. Here are nine tips to...
Flu Season is Here: How to Prevent Flu

Flu Season is Here: How to Prevent Flu

We are in peak flu season, with the most prevalent times to get the flu being in the months between December and February. Don’t think you are out of the woods just because you didn’t get sick during peak flu season. With more than 36,000 people dying from the flu...
Helping a Choking Adult

Helping a Choking Adult

Choking sometimes called an airway obstruction, is when an object prevents a person from getting the air needed. Back blows are the first step to helping someone dislodge something from their throat followed by abdominal thrusts. Abdominal thrusts are also called the...
Helping a Choking Child

Helping a Choking Child

With a child choking, assess the situation to determine what is causing the obstruction, then proceed with 5 back blows and 5 abdominal thrusts. Perform this on a conscious child similarly to what you would do with an adult only with less force. If the child becomes...
Helping a Choking Infant

Helping a Choking Infant

Dealing with a choking infant requires assessing the situation to determine what is causing the obstruction, then proceed with 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts. This is to be performed on a conscious child. If the choking infant goes unconscious, begin infant CPR....