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Why do babies always like the tags on their clothing and toys?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
They're simple toys: Babies like the tags on their clothes and stuffed toys because the tags are easy to play with, grab onto, and chew on. The tags are soft, and the fabric or stuffed animal the tags are attached to are also soft and cuddly. Parents don't worry about babies chewing on tags, so babies don't get into trouble with tags (compared to chewing on something dangerous). Be sure tags can't detach and choke!
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Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Slippery: Who knows, really. But i thought after my first child I should have designed a toy to take advantage of that. But someone else figured it out: taggies - those adorable blankies and toys that are trimmed with tags. I think the answer lies in the fact that the tags are usually satin (nice slippery feel in fingers/mouth) and stick out from the shirt or toy. Appears to universal, though!
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