RadioMD: Healthy Children
RadioMD: Healthy Children

Talking to Your Children About Natural Disasters

September 2, 20159 min
How can you talk to your children about natural disasters without scaring them?Talking to your children about natural disasters may not seem like a priority, but when disaster strikes, panic can set in and emotions can run high.It may not make much sense to your child, depending on how old they are, but it's still important to let them know the importance of being safe during a disaster.What are the safety precautions you should discuss with your children?David Schonfeld, MD, FAAP, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss how you can talk to your children about preparing for a natural disaster.

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