What aspects should we pay attention to for the safety of babies in summer?

As the children grow older, they gradually break away from their parents\’ arms, crawling, standing, and walking. Therefore, adults also need to be extra careful when it comes to supervision. Now, as the temperature rises, babies are wearing lighter clothes. Therefore, the baby\’s mobility becomes more flexible. This is when many common injuries can occur. Family protection matters – Regarding bumps, falls and falls, a survey shows that bumps, falls and falls account for as high as 34.7% of accidental injuries to children. In summer, people wear less clothes and babies become more flexible. Babies who have already crawled, stood or even walked have a wider range of activities, so the chance of accidental injury is higher. Protective measures: Do not let your baby play alone on the bed; do not climb on dining tables, dining chairs, etc. Children cannot drink and eat while playing by themselves without adult supervision. Do not place tables, stools, etc. that children can climb on near windows. Keep windows closed or open at a certain distance as much as possible. Nowadays, many of them are designed with floor-to-ceiling windows, and it is best to have the lower part closed to ensure that children cannot crawl through. For homes with high floors, it is still recommended to install protective rails, and pay attention to the distance between the protective railings and not be too large. And be careful not to use wrought iron for guardrails, which are prone to sharp corners. Family protection matters – regarding burns. Children are very curious about everything when they are young. They often touch left and right. Among them, the most fearful thing is for children to touch hot water bottles or soup. In summer, the degree of burns will be more serious, so you need to pay special attention. Protective measures should be within the range where children can move. Do not place hot water bottles, hot water bottles, water cups, etc. If there is no one in the kitchen, it is best to close the door. If it is a sliding door, it is best to use a simple hasp lock. Many children get burned, often inadvertently. Therefore, temporary storage of hot water kettles is not acceptable, so don’t take chances. If you are burned, you must take care of it in time. First, you must cool the burned area in time and rinse the burned area with running cold water for 10-30 minutes depending on the degree. Of course, you can also soak it directly in cold water. It is best to wait until there is no pain. Do not use your experience to unscientifically treat your child\’s burnt area, especially if blisters have already appeared. Do not puncture to avoid further damage. Folk remedies such as soy sauce, toothpaste, etc. not only fail to relieve pain and discomfort in the affected area, but may also be detrimental to the doctor\’s treatment and even cause the risk of infection. It should be noted that when the burn is severe, do not give the baby water to avoid complications such as pulmonary edema or tissue edema. Family protection matters – Regarding sun protection, we have said that babies\’ skin is immature, the epidermis is thin, and the skin\’s ability to produce melanin is lower. Compared with adults, they are more susceptible to ultraviolet damage. Therefore, under the same exposure to the sun outdoors, the probability of children getting sunburned is definitely high. Protective Measures In summer, it is best for babies to avoid periods of strong sunlight when going out, choose a suitable time to go out, and avoid \”sunbathing\”. For example, from 8 to 10 a.m. and from 4 to 5 p.m., try not to exceed half an hour in a row, and do not expose yourself directly to the sun. Wear a wide-brimmed, breathable sun hat for your baby. In addition, keep your baby\’s eyes and head away from direct sunlight. If you travel in the summer,Especially when going to the beach, be sure to wear lightweight, long-sleeved pants that are breathable and sweat-absorbent for your children. Choose the right sunscreen for your child. It must be made specifically for infants and young children, because the ingredients will be relatively simple. At the same time, pay attention to the usage of sunscreen, which should be used 15-30 minutes before going out. Sunscreen will also lose effectiveness when exposed to water, so if you are at the beach or sweat a lot, you need to reapply it at intervals. Family protection matters – Regarding drowning In recent years, during the summer vacation, drowning incidents among children have occurred frequently. Therefore, as parents of children, this should also be taken seriously. Protective measures: Children should avoid going into the water when they are tired, overeated or hungry; children should not go into the water when they are unwell (wounds, skin allergies, colds, etc.); do not go into the water in informal areas; avoid children in swimming pools, Play by the pool; parents must pay attention to supervision when there is water nearby; when taking children on a boat, at the beach or participating in similar water sports, be sure to wear qualified floats for the children.

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