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Winter safety for winter fun

Winter is a great season for outdoor activities. Cold weather, ice, and snow can be fun but also dangerous for children. Here are some tips to enjoy winter activities safely.

 

Staying healthy during cold season

Young children are exposed to many new germs and haven’t yet built up enough defenses against them. Most of these infections are mild and won’t last long. Children with asthma are at higher risk of complications from viruses. If your child has asthma, make sure he follows his treatment plan closely.

 

Children with type 1 diabetes in school

About 1 in 300 children have type 1 diabetes. Children spend up to 35 hours per week at school, so managing their diabetes while there is important for both short- and long-term health. 

 

Helpful Tips
Helpful Tips
  • Sport-related concussions

    Any blow to the head, face or neck, or somewhere else on the body that causes a sudden jarring of the head can cause a concussion. In younger children, the signs and symptoms may not be so clear.

  • Your baby’s skin

    Your newborn baby may have some skin conditions that seem unusual, but most are fairly common and do not need to be treated. Here are tips on baby skin care.