One thing that every parent is sure of is that accidents happen. But, apart from being able to rub a sore knee better or kiss away a boo-boo, which first aid skills are absolutely essential when you’re a mom or dad? In an emergency situation, would you be able to know what to do before the ambulance arrives? It may be every parent’s worst nightmare, but being able to perform effective first aid on your child could be the difference between life and death. Whether you’re expecting your first child or are a parent already, here are some vital first aid skills that you should definitely learn.