Summer is the season of cruises, many families have planned for beach resort tours to enjoy the cool and windy air in the famous beaches. In addition to restaurants, entertainments and hotels, mothers when bringing their children to sea should remember the following notes to ensure absolute safety for the baby, and avoid health problems or unfortunate accidents.
The most important principle when joining boat trips
is that you have to remember to wear life jackets for children, then check the condition of that life vest such as tears, perforations, deflated or not), if you travel abroad, you should ask "life vest" when asking about a life jacket.
Always wear a life vest for child when swimming or on cruise
Swimming on Beach
Always let the children swim within your control
As traveling to the beaches or rivers and streams, the adult child must always control children. You just permit children to play in areas near the coast, with the parents next to keep swimming buoy. Many parents are often subjective to let children self-administer the buoy, this is very dangerous because children can be swept away without knowing it. In some cases, waves wreck the buoy that you do not react in time.
Avoid getting a cold
Children often like playing with water which is easy to make them get a cold, leading to fever. Therefore, the ideal time for the children to play in the water or the sun is no more than 2 hours continuously.
After landing, you have to immediately prepare dry towel to wipe body and wash by clean water and wear dry cloth for children. Even when in land, the wet body also causes your child to cold. The bathing which is not clean sea water also makes baby skin itch and allergy.
Avoid being heatstroke
In addition to the risk of cold, It is also very easy to get heatstroke when baby plays outdoors under the intense sunshine of sea. The mother should prepare robe, thick hat to shield babies by the sunshine. You make sure to cover your baby's head and neck from direct sunlight and let children not go out and play from 10 am to 3 pm because this time the sun is the most acute.
Drinking enough water, especially vitamins A and E supplements as directed by your doctor. This is a good way to reduce the risk of heatstroke and allergy at the beach.
Wear hat, robe when playing under sunshine
Eat when travelling
Except breastfed infant and weaning child, while traveling to sea, parents need to know what seafoods your children have any allergies. You should not feed your children strange foods they never eat because if allergy occurs, it is very difficult to manage and even can be dangerous to life. Mothers should avoid seafoods with high level of mercury, such as siganus canaliculatus, swordfish, tuna, mackerel.
It's best to listen to your doctor's advice before starting the trip, refer to have the prevention shots of allergy to get the best health throughout the journey.
Aid in accident
Unfortunately, there is incident when swimming, you need to quickly call for help from those around, particularly the nearest rescue team.
After taking child ashore, check his/her breathing tract, if there is strange thing in the mouth or nasal, you must get it out, then incline the child to breathe. If the child stops breathing, you should immediately perform artificial respiration until the child breathes again; then quickly take him/her to the nearest medical facility.
Immediately, you should take your child into the shade, indoors, gently fan, and should not put the child in air conditioning room, which will cause heat shock condition. You wipe her/his body with cool water, and drink oresol. If her/his condition becomes bad, you take her/him to the hospital.