14 Sep 2022 | 3 min Read
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A well-stocked first-aid for kids and the other members of the family is a must for every home. Having the right supplies in a box will help you face an emergency right away. So whether you are travelling with your little one or are at home, it is important to have your toddler’s first aid kit handy.
The first step before organising a first-aid kit for kids is to find the right box for the kit. Keep in mind that the kit is:
If you have less time, you can shop for a ready-made emergency kit for toddlers. However, there are some essentials that it must have.
If your toddler gets a deep wound, you may need to use an antibiotic cream or ointment to keep the area clean and safe from bacteria.
Here are some other essential medical supplies for toddlers:
Antiseptic or alcohol wipes to instantly clean cuts, grazes, and wounds before using an ointment and to cleanse tweezers and other accessories before and after each use.
If you want to just clean the dirt or sweat off your toddler, you can also use organic bamboo wipes that are very mild and free from alcohol.
There are different types of thermometers of high quality that tell whether your child has a fever or not. You can go for a digital thermometer as it gives out an accurate and quick result. Simply put this thermometer under the armpit of your child and check the temperature after the time that is written on the label of the product.
Cough and cold medicines are a must when it comes to adding essentials to a toddler’s first aid kit. You can use a saline spray or solution which is effective in clearing your child’s stuffy nose caused due to cold. It can provide relief from the congestion and help your child sleep well.
Some toddlers are not very comfortable with nasal sprays, you can use natural vapour patches which are not only very effective but also easy to use.
When it comes to your toddler’s first aid kit, add all the essentials he/she needs for on-the-go treatment. Some other important things include –
Remember to pack all the essentials in your toddler’s first aid so that you need not panic during emergencies. If your toddler seems to have any persistent problems, consult your doctor.
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