Health and Safety
– As a parent, you want your child to feel great and stay safe whether you're at home or on the go. drugstore.com has all of the products that you need to protect your child around the house and while out and about. The Health and Safety department also includes over-the-counter and natural products to help you address minor injuries and illnesses to help your little one feel better fast.read more about health and safety »
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Natural Remedies and Over-the-Counter Medications
When your child is sick, your number one priority is making him or her feel as comfortable as possible. Children have unique needs when it comes to medications, as their growing bodies cannot handle the same dosages and drug formulations as adults. By choosing over-the-counter pain and fever medications made especially for kids, you may be able to help alleviate your child's symptoms without having to worry about complicated dosages. If you prefer natural products, you can choose from a range of herbal and homeopathic formulas made with the needs of children in mind. Bear in mind that research into the use of natural products to address problems like allergies, colds, digestive concerns, pain and fever is still underway. There is not enough evidence to verify the effectiveness of any particular natural product. Consult your pediatrician before giving your child any new over-the-counter medication or natural remedy.
Solutions for First Aid and Body Care
Taking steps to protect your child and knowing how to respond to minor emergencies when they arise is of the utmost importance for raising healthy children. Your child's eyes and ears are still developing, making it important that you take steps to protect them from ultraviolet light and loud noise. UV-protective sunglasses and children's hearing protection solutions can help you take good care of your child's eyes and ears. Putting together a first aid kit will help to ensure that you always have the basic necessities on hand to administer care if your child should suddenly become injured or ill. Your pediatrician can advise you as to what you should keep stocked in your first aid kit.
Promoting a Safe, Healthy Home
With the beginning of crawling and walking comes new independence for babies and that means new risks around the house. You can help to protect your child from accidental injury or poisoning by thoroughly childproofing
your house. You can find many products to help make your home more secure. Options include cabinet and drawer locks, appliance locks, outlet covers and safety gates
. Depending on your child's health care needs, your doctor may recommend that you take steps to improve the air quality of your home as well. This can be done with humidifiers and air purifiers.
Safety While on the Go
When it's time to head out on a trip or just around town to complete your to-do list, you want to keep your child safe and comfortable. There are a number of products like child view mirrors and window shades that you can use to improve safety when you're in your car. You can also find solutions to make air travel and traveling by stroller a safer experience for your little one.
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