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You're an irresponsible parent if...

Posted by on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:43 AM
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...you're not trained in CPR and/or first aid.


*****Ok, I don't really think that****** but I do think they're good things to know if you have children.

Do you have training or a certification in those things?

Eta: If you have never had any training in those things, what would you do if the situation arose and your kids needed CPR or first aid?

*****I'm gonna go ahead and put stars around this since some people don't read the whole post before getting upset with me for no reason. Lol! It was just a title I knew would attract attention. Nothing more.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:44 AM
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Before my son left the nicu I had to watch a video and was sent home with a practice dummy.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:44 AM
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Yup, but it was a requirement for my job, not something I did because I had kids :-/
Jukebox_Jenny
by Silver Member on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:45 AM
As a precaution for him? (I assume) Were they concerned he'd need it?

Quoting Anonymous: Before my son left the nicu I had to watch a video and was sent home with a practice dummy.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 3 on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:46 AM
I do, but I am paranoid about safety.
Jukebox_Jenny
by Silver Member on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:46 AM
What job? (If I can't ask)

Quoting Anonymous: Yup, but it was a requirement for my job, not something I did because I had kids :-/
sandra_t00
by ChaChi on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:46 AM
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I took it in high school. It's been several years but I know what to do
Jukebox_Jenny
by Silver Member on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:46 AM
Not a horrible problem to have.

Quoting Anonymous: I do, but I am paranoid about safety.
Anonymous
by Anonymous 4 on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:47 AM
I'm trained but my certificates are expired and we had to do infant cpr again when my son left the NICU
Anonymous
by Anonymous 5 on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:47 AM
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No I'm not certified but I know how, I have emts in my immediate family
SendMeBabyDust
by Platinum Member on Aug. 4, 2014 at 12:47 AM
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I was certified before I had my son .
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