December 21, 2010

'Tis the season for toy safety

Health experts are urging parents to consider safety when buying items off your child's wish list this holiday season.

The must-have safe toys for your child should be age appropriate, made of safe materials and not pose a health hazard, like choking. The way a toy is packaged can also put your child at risk.

What about the toys your child receives as gifts?

Click here to read more about toy safety and what to watch for.
Read more about button batteries and the health hazard they pose.

Click here to find our how you can avoid taking your child to the emergency room this holiday season.

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