Parents always want to keep their children safe, but the scary truth is that sometimes that’s harder than it seems. With different things causing unknown hazards, it can be difficult to know what’s actually keeping our children safe, and what’s putting them in danger.
On a bright, warm day parents of young kids may be tempted to cover their stroller with a blanket to shield the kids from the sun. However, experts now warn that this well-intentioned act could be extremely dangerous.
On a hot day, parents of young children may be tempted to cover their stroller with a blanket to protect the kids from the sun.
Heat exhaustion also makes it harder for young children to communicate that they are in distress. Symptoms for parents to look out for include sleepiness, irritability, clammy and pale skin, or dry mouth, eyes, and skin.