child swallowed

Some metallic toys and low-cost jewellery present health risks for young children
Some metallic toys and low-cost jewellery present health risks for young children (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

We know that babies and young children often put non-food items in their mouths, a behaviour that occasionally leads to swallowing of foreign objects. Metallic toys and low-cost jewellery often contain toxic substances such as lead and cadmium. Do these ... Read More »

Toddlers increasingly swallowing liquid detergent capsules
Toddlers increasingly swallowing liquid detergent capsules (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Doctors are calling for improved safety warnings and childproof packaging for laundry and dishwasher detergent liquitabs, following a cluster of incidents in which toddlers have inadvertently swallowed the capsules. The five cases, all of which occurred within the space of ... Read More »

Swallowed magnets in children need quick evaluation and treatment
Swallowed magnets in children need quick evaluation and treatment (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children who swallow powerful neodymium magnets are at risk of serious complications, requiring emergency evaluation and possible treatment. That’s the message of a new clinical algorithm published in the September issue of The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, official ... Read More »

 
close

Join our FREE monthly Newsletter!

Simply enter your email and first name below:

Parenthub respects your privacy. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.
Please read our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.