If your child is hurt, having seizures, or is not responsive, you must call an ambulance. Are you prepared to give all needed information to the responders without missing something? Most people are not.
Let’s look at some ways to make this critical situation go a little smoother.
Most of all, keep calm! Stress and anxiety clutters your thoughts and actions, making it easy to miss something that may be important.
When your child is admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), it is a stressful time. The environment and care level is just that, intensive. The rules are different and take some learning and adjustment.
Our son has a long list of diagnosed conditions and some only came about because of our pursuit to find answers.
If you are a parent of a child with disabilities, then you probably know very well about the various designated awareness months for the different disabilities. But awareness really comes in surprising moments.