A 35-year-old female asked:
My child sniffs a toy stuffed bear all night because of the smell is this safe?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Self soothing: Children often engage in self soothing behaviors such as sniffing toys and blankets, rubbing hair and ears, etc. This is common and usually poses no health risks.
3.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Incomplete data: When you submit a question it is best to include enough data for us to work with.I see no problem with the self soothing bear as long as the kid is over a year of age.Under a year there are suffocation risks associated with any item in the crib, from blankets/pillows or stuffed animals.
1.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 28, 2016
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