Don’t overlook this common danger

Most kids go through that dreaded phase. You know, the one where they put anything and everything into their mouth. Stray Legos. Dried bits of food. Fuzz.

And sometimes that curiosity leads to swallowing objects they shouldn’t. According to a recent study, the number of kids under age 6 who accidentally swallowed foreign objects has doubled in the past two decades.

 

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