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When is it safe to let my baby play with chalk

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Dr. Adam Naddelman
23 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Your baby can play with chalk as soon as he realizes that the chalk should be used on the ground or chalkboard and not be put in his mouth. Not that ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No chalk for babies: Chalk is too small (when it breaks into chunks) and too powdery, so babies and toddlers should not play with chalk. Babies and toddlers can choke on ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Olin
65 years experience Pediatrics
No, it is not safe!: Infants should not sleep in "Baby Swings", or "Rock n' Play" by Fisher Price. The best way to prevent "Sudden Infant Death Syndrome" is to place infa ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: There are recorded instances where babies fell asleep in these devices, pinched their airway from an odd position,and died.Be aware that that is one o ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Why even try: Why you would project an adults enjoyment of pets on to a newborn is confusing. They cannot enjoy a pet, nor do they need to. They can become infected ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sure: Sure this is fine. Many parents prefer to do this and have the baby sleep close in their bedroom. It's especially great for nursing moms to be close ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Coreg (carvedilol): You should be fine drumming on those meds.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Unvaccinated childre: If your children are fully vimmunized with all the vaccines available, it should be alright for them to play with the unvaccinateds. Although there is ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: You should not let your child play with toys with small arts due to choking hazards. The rust may not be safe either.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Battery powered toy: Absolutely not. First, he can get an electrical shock if the battery comes in touch with water. Secondly, he can swallow the battery which can cause e ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Kids play: Yes and no. It depends on many factors and circumstances and the ages of the kids.
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
Unknown: There is no magic number of concussion allowed before not returning to play. You will be at greater risk of another concussion since you have had so m ... Read More
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