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Toy Safety - Identifying High-Risk Situations

Scooter injury is the most common cause of toy-related injury and death.

Toys to avoid:

The following toys are not appropriate for infants:

The following toys are not appropriate for children ages 3 and under:

Infants and toddlers should never be given toys with any of the following:

The following toys are not appropriate for children ages 8 and under:

A special safety note about walkers:

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) discourages the use of walkers for the following reasons:

Note: Many manufacturers now make stationery walkers that allow babies to sit in place. These are a safer alternative to the moveable walkers. However, many physicians still believe that all walkers are unacceptable. Consult your child's physician for more information.

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