Kids' Health Summer Series: Myth busting bluebottle stings, poisonous jellyfish, and more ocean dangers

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 15 November 2017

13 mins

Summer is an awesome time of the year with children, it’s easier to get outside and who doesn’t love a good sand castle?

But summer comes with it’s own “nasties”- mosquito bites, blue bottle stings, sand flies (to name a few).

Sarah Hunstead from CPR Kids tells us how we can treat these stings and bites. 

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