In Episode 3 of Be's parenting podcast Is this Normal? hosts Sheena and Sarah chat with Vicki Campbell from KeepaBeat NI
on the topic of first aid.
Finding yourself in an emergency situation with a child is every parents worst nightmare but Vicki provides some invaluable tips and guidance on what you should do if you’re faced with an emergency including newborn breathing, choking and burns. She also advises on the must have items for your first aid kit.
On the topic of choking Vicki said she has a simple rhyme to help parents recognise when they should intervene. She said:
“If they are loud and red we let them go ahead, if they are quiet and blue they need help from you.
Series 2 of Is This Normal? is packed with advice from experts on a wide range of parenting topics.
Coming up in the series, the girls will also be chatting to experts on screen time, nutrition and breastfeeding.