What would you do if your child went missing in a busy public place such as an airport
I'll never forget reading Sandy and Helen's account of what happened when their daughter Sophia got lost at the airport back in 2017. It was emotional reading and still sends shudders down my spine.
My own daughter is 18 months old. I cannot imagine the pain they must have gone through.
Sophia was just holding my hand and is now a million miles from me"
There were many sad lines in that story, which thankfully had a happy ending. You can read the customer's full account of how their child went missing at the airport.
Three things you can do to avoid losing your child
There are a number of things that you can do before you venture out which reduce the risk of your child going missing. here are my top three: -
What should you do if your child goes missing?
But if you are unfortunate enough to go through the experience of losing a child one of the most recent pieces of advice being given to parents is : -
If you are with another adult then at least one of you stay put whilst the other goes to seek help. Remember most large organisations such as shopping malls, airports, train stations and even retail stores have lost child procedures; they are quite used to dealing with children getting lost and separated from parents and, they are there to help.
Here's one thing you can do right now...
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