Carrying a first aid kit is essential when traveling with children
What should a children's first aid kit carry, what things are essential and can help us in case of accidents or unexpected mishaps? We tell you what you should never miss in your children's medicine cabinet.
What should a first aid kit contain for a child?
In a first aid kit you should not miss:
Analgesics. Pain relievers, such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen, should be appropriate for the child's age and can be used to relieve pain and fever.
It is important to have a special spoon or syringe (without a needle) to measure the appropriate doses in each case.
- Plasters Various sizes for small cuts or blisters.
- Sticking plaster. Keeps dressings in place.
- Sterile gauze.
- Antiseptic cream or spray. To apply to cuts or burns and to prevent infection.
- Antihistamines. It must be prescribed by a doctor, and they serve to reduce swelling and soothe insect bites.
- Calamine lotion to relieve itchy irritated skin, rashes and sunburns.
- Saline solution.