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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