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Category: Child Injuries

  • 5 SUMMER SAFETY TIPS FOR FAMILIES

    Jun 27
    ​School is out and summer is officially here! That means it’s time for beach outings, swimming pools, bike rides, playground visits, vacations, outdoor adventures, and more! The summer months are typically more laid back, which isn’t necessarily a good thing when it comes to safety. Injuries among children increase dramatically in the months of May...
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  • HUFFMAN & HUFFMAN CELEBRATES CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY WEEK

    Sep 16
    One thing that all parents and caregivers have in common is the desire to keep their children as safe as possible.  As the father to two young children, their safety and well-being is always foremost in my mind. This is especially true when we are riding in a vehicle. Child Passenger Safety Week is September...
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  • WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF DROWNING?

    Jul 9
    Now that we are in the dog days of summer, many children and families across Hampton Roads are hitting the beaches, pools, and waterparks stay cool. Waterplay may be a great way to cool off, but it is also important that you take appropriate safety precautions, including knowing the warning signs of drowning. 10 TELLTALE...
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  • COMMON INJURIES SUSTAINED BY CHILDREN DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS

    Jun 16
    With the pandemic mostly behind us and summer here, families everywhere are excited to get outside to enjoy their time together. Summer months are typically more carefree, but parents and caregivers should not let their guard down as children are more likely to be injured during this time. From putting on sunscreen (almost an impossible...
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  • HOW DOES A CHILD BRAIN INJURY IMPACT ONE’S FUTURE QUALITY OF LIFE?

    Mar 16
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a leading cause of death and disability for children across the U.S. Additionally, statistics show that rates of TBI-related visits to the ER are some of the highest among children four years old or younger. The symptoms and overall effects of TBI...
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