Summer vacation is very important for children. Especially if you make this holiday active and spend it by the sea. But the sea is insidious and fraught with a lot of hidden trouble, not to mention the fact that it takes children’s lives.
But let’s not talk about sad things, let’s talk about how to make this holiday safe.
For mom baby safety is paramount. The health of babies depends on it.
Sea and bacteria
At the height of the season, the sanitary condition of the sea leaves much to be desired. And in whatever domestic resort you are. Last year, we rested with children at one of the popular resorts. Congestion holiday was such that there was nowhere and on the beach to lie. And, accordingly, in the water on one square meter there were about 10-15 people.
My children already on day 3 of rest picked up E. coli and came down with a temperature of 38.9. And so we rested lying on the bed for another 10 days.
Having learned from the bitter experience of the previous summer, this year my husband and I changed the route.
First, they chose a not so busy resort. Accordingly, the number of tourists was less and there was less contact between the children.
Secondly, the sea. It turned out to be much cleaner, which made me very happy. But I still did not allow children to plunge into the sea with his head to reduce the likelihood of water in the mouth.
Thirdly, the coast was a small accumulation of algae, which, on the one hand, allegedly created an inconvenience, but on the other hand, cleaned the coastal waters from bacteria that are very fond of heat and accumulation of people. Therefore, it was possible not to worry too much.
This can be singled out as a separate item, since along with the intestinal chopsticks in the sea, poisoning on the shore can be caught. Having seen with one eye how they cook food in local bistros and cafes, I did not dare to take the children there.
Even with the freshest ingredients, the cooking conditions leave much to be desired. Plov, which is mixed near the road with exhaust from cars, did not cause my appetite.
Therefore, I took the power of the children, although it took some time. But the fresh soup and potatoes did not threaten the babies.
Sea and safety
How unpleasant to talk about it, but children are lost in the resorts. And nothing can be done about it. I am so afraid of this that I am not taking my eyes off the kids for a minute. I have one case in front of my eyes that happened to me several years ago.
I was walking along the beach, and a girl of about 4 was walking towards me. She cried and called for mom. I stopped near the child. The girl was sunburned and very hungry. I took her to the nearest recreation center and called the police. The girl was fed and put to bed. As it turned out, the baby moved away from her resting place for 5 km. With her legs she walked under the scorching sun for about 4 hours. And nobody paid attention to her, that’s what’s terrible.
Mom girls found. All in tears and words of gratitude. But this is not important, in fact, no one cares about missing and lost children. The indifference of the people, that’s what struck me. Was there not a living soul in 4 hours that would have responded to baby crying?
In general, the sea is fine when it is safe. So I pay very much attention to this aspect. And you?