What is a goose egg bump?
A forehead bump, medically termed a hematoma but also known as a “goose egg,” is a common injury among children and adults alike.
What is the best way to treat a goose egg bump?
The best way to reduce swelling from a forehead bump is to apply ice immediately after the injury has occurred. The initial reaction to the application of cold is vasoconstriction, or the tightening of blood vessels. This helps reduce swelling by limiting the amount of blood that can flow to the area.
Is the GooseEgged ice pack only for bumps and bruises on your head?
No - the GooseEgged can be used bumps and bruises on other parts of the body. The ice packs can also be used for temperatures and headache relief.
Did you know....
· Falls are the leading cause on nonfatal injuries in kids of all ages and the #1 cause of head injuries in those under the age of 9 - according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC).
· Children under the age of 4 are the most frequent victims of head injuries which is not surprising considering they are only just finding their feet, and at one of the most exploratory stages of their life.
How do you clean the GooseEgged?
Gently wash with soap and water and dry thoroughly.
Is the GooseEgged safe for children?
Yes! The GooseEgged ice packs are made using non-toxic materials which are Latex-Free, BPA-Free, and PVC-Free.
They are also a registered FDA medical device and have been tested and approved by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).
However - please always use with adult supervision.