Accidents can occur in the blink of an eye, and quick, appropriate responses are critical. Yet, common misconceptions can lead to well-intentioned mistakes with potentially severe consequences. Expert Dr. Cindy Stephen sheds light on immediate actions that could be pivotal in safeguarding a child’s health and guides us through the often-misunderstood realm of poison exposure and insect bites or stings in children.

One of the podcast’s vital takeaways is the importance of resisting the impulse to induce vomiting or give milk after exposure to harmful substances.

Poisoning is a serious concern for children, and it is important to take steps to prevent it.

Keep all medicines, cleaning products, paints, varnishes, and pesticides out of sight and reach of children. If possible, lock these products away.

Share This Story, Choose Your Platform!