Dr. Carletha Hughes: 6 Outdoor Safety Tips for Children

Dr. Carletha Hughes
Children love the great outdoors--and who can blame them? There’s something special about the trees, flowers, and all the beautiful colors that tickle their senses.

A bonus safety tip: Before you venture outdoors, however, consult your child's pediatrician for an updated action plan to keep asthma and/or any existing environmental allergies in check.

Here are a few more tips for keeping your children safe outdoors.  Have fun!

Dr. Carletha Hughes is a Pediatrician at Jackson Park Hospital in Chicago, and Medical Director of Suburban Pediatrics Medical Center in Chicago Heights, Illinois. Follow her on Facebook.

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