Tips to Keep Your Child Safe If Separated in a Crowded Place!

Playing Drs. Rx: How to Keep Your Child Safe If Separated at a Crowded Event

Taking your children to a crowded place like an amusement park or sporting event can be anxiety-provoking. OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry shares that according to the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately 2,000 children are reported missing every day. Follow these just-in-case-of-separation tips from The Doctors to put yourself more at ease.

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Tip #1: Write your name and number on your child’s wrist and cover it with liquid bandage.
This type of bandage will prevent it from rubbing or washing off. If you become separated from your child, they will know how to contact you, or, they can find an adult who will then know how to get in touch.

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Tip #2: Take a photo of your child before you leave the house.
If your child gets lost, it will serve useful to have a photo of them from that day with their exact outfit and hairstyle captured.