An essential First Aid Kit for Home Use that you can’t NOT-have!

With a young child at home, the probability of accidents shouldn't ever be underestimated. A minor fall can result in injuries that you may have never imagined. And the last thing you want to see your little one with- is pain. So you must have the first aid tool kit at home so as not to delay the process of medical intervention.


The kit should include:

1. A pair of scissors

2. A pair of tweezers

3. A bottle of antiseptic solution (like Dettol or Savlon)

4. Band-aids

5. Bandages (1-2 inch wide)

6. Cotton wool

7. Packets of sterile gauze

8. Paracetamol (Calpol, Crocin, Metacin, etc.)

9. A rubber tube

10. Elastic bandage

11. Leucoplast

12. A hand towel

13. Rubber syringe (to be used as a nose cleaner)

14. Digital Thermometer

15. Petroleum jelly

16. Disposable syringe (5 ml) and needle

17. Phone number of the hospital, doctor and a close relative or a friend.

18. An ointment for wounds (Neospirin, Soframycin)


Source: Book – Guide to Child Care by Dr R K Anand

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