With babies and young children, accidents are never far away. You can never tell what will happen nor when. When Jordanna was younger she had two very serious accidents (both outside the home) she got hit by a car aged 2 and luckily got away with a broken collar bone. It could of been so much worse. Then almost a year to the day afterwards when she was 3 she had the top of a finger tip sliced off in a so called safety door at the local leisure centre. (Again she was lucky and they managed see it back on etc). Obviously she has also had minor accidents in and out of home such as grazes, cuts etc. Ryan has been fairly lucky just to have bumped heads and cuts nothing too serious. Izebella has already had a few bumps too and the way she is I am constantly worried she will harm herself. She just doesn’t stop and is into everything. Pulls herself up everywhere etc.
It is always best to be prepared for accidents as you never know when or what will happen.
BabyAid have this compact first aid kit
The kit is a good size for putting in handbags or taking in holidays or even for home use and storing in a cupboard. The kit looks small from outside but it’s quite surprising just how much fits inside. All these useful things are also included inside.
There are a massive 34 items included with space inside the kit to store even more. Here is what’s included.
3 x Burnshield Gel sachets
1 x Non adherent absorbent dressing
1 x Conforming bandage
1 x Blunt first aid scissors
1 x Adhesive tape hypoallergenic
1 x Sterile Eyewash/Woundwash pod
3 x Disposable Traxit children’s thermometers
4 x Non alcohol wipes
2 x 4cm x 4cm plasters hypoallergenic
1 x Elbow/Knee plasters hypoallergenic
8 x Children’s fun plasters hypoallergenic
6 x Brave Little Star Stickers
1 x How to make it better-Guidance leaflet
It looks just like a purse and is roughly the same size as one too. The inside features mesh pockets to easily store everything and the outside features bright colourful stars and flowers. The contents inside would really come in useful for all sorts of accidents, be it cuts, grazes, burns, something in eye etc. The bravery stickers always make young children feel so much better too.
As well as the baby aid kit we also received a gel soother pack.
The star shaped soother gives instant relief against bumps and bruises. It can be stored in the fridge to make it nice and cool and when the little ones bump their tiny heads can be applied for up to 5 minutes to reduce swelling and inflammation. It can also be warmed up in hot water and applied to aching or stiff muscles. Two days after receiving these products, Izebella hit her head on the tv unit. I took the star gel soother out of fridge and applied to her head. She has a small bruise but it really helped take down the swelling.
The above first aid products are intended for first aid treatment and are not life savers. I feel they are much needed items to have on hand but in the case of serous accidents such as burns or very deep cuts I would always seek immediate medical treatment.
The Baby aid kit can be purchased for £16 and the gel soother pack £4.80 at BabyAid online shop.