Seizures can occur in children for a number of different reasons. This article will focus on the first aid management of seizures. It will outline the basic steps you need to carry out in order to protect the child from coming to harm. Some children have a tendency to have seizures and are therefore known as “epileptic’, others may have a seizure for the very first time. Sometimes people will have a medical alert bracelet or carry a card with information about underlying medical problems
If you encounter a child having a seizure, follow the steps below.