Parents, Here's What Not to Do to Protect Your Kids From Accidents! by Dr. Bridget Boyd

Parenting
2 years ago
Parents, Here's What Not to Do to Protect Your Kids From Accidents!

Accidents are the leading cause of death in children from birth to age 14. And many can be avoided. How? 

Adult supervision. 

What  not to do? Being on smartphones and tablets makes it even easier for parents to be distracted. Come up with a technology plan with limits for yourself when watching your kids. Parents need to set safety rules for their kids, and follow them as well. Be wary, supervise and think about what are potential consequences that could occur by your child’s activity. 

There is no age that doesn’t need to be supervised.

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