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Toys (Overview)

Toys is a topic that includes recommendations for choices of toys, and for avoiding choking or injuries when playing with toys. A toy is any object created for a person to play with just for fun.


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How can I find out if my child’s toys have been recalled?

How can I find out if my child’s toys have been recalled?

www.cpsc.gov: The consumer products safety commission is the government agency that handles toy recalls. Safety issues regarding many other types of products are handled by the cpsc. One can report dangerous products to them at their website: www.Cpsc.Gov. ...Read more

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Toys (Overview)

Toys is a topic that includes recommendations for choices of toys, and for avoiding choking or injuries when playing with toys. A toy is any object created for a person to play with just for fun.


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Why buy sex toys online?

Why buy sex toys online?

Privacy variety cost: Some people are embarrassed about their need or desire to use a sex toy. Buying it online avoids the need for a face to face purchase through a conventional store. Buying anything online tends to offer you a wider variety of choices and frequently a better price, but perhaps less convenient service. If your toy is defective, you will probably have to mail it back to the vendor which takes time. ...Read more

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Why do some people enjoy sex toys?

Why do some people enjoy sex toys?

Everyone's different: Everyone is different. Some enjoy sex toys while others don't. Some like various positions while others like just one. Once weekly is enough for some but once daily isn't enough for others. The point is that everyone is different. The difficulty is in finding a "perfect" match w/your partner. If that's not possible, know that your partner shouldn't make you feel guilty for being different. ...Read more

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Sex with toys . Is there any risk ?

Depends: Some toys are less likely to be a problem than others. Remember that they are contaminated by human bodily secretions/fluids and may attract germs. A toy that is tolerant of steaming for sanitation and or soapy water wash would be better than one that cannot be effectively cleaned. ...Read more

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What are the best musical toys for baby?

What are the best musical toys for baby?

Baby einstein: My son loved the baby einstein "ipod". Now at 3 years of age he still loves to have it play when we are in the car. ...Read more

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Why is my baby uninterested in her toys?

Why is my baby uninterested in her toys?

Depends: Very often children end up more interested in simple household items or silly things like empty water bottles than they are the expensive toys we buy them. This is nothing to be concerned about as long as your baby is interested in exploring her environment and playing with the objects around her. If you have any concerns about your child's development, contact your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What age is okay for motorized riding toys?

18 years: When they can drive. Seriously, the injury risk is not worth it. And, if you insist, they must wear a helmet. ...Read more

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When will my baby be able to hold his toys?

When will my baby be able to hold his toys?

3 months: Infants can grasp toys, such as a rattle, around 3 months of age. Some infants will do this a little sooner, and others a little later. If your child is not able to do this by 6 months of age, please bring it to the attention of your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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What are the best musical toys for toddlers?

Singing Parent: Seriously. This may not apply to you if you spend a lot of time face-to-face with your child already, but i think one of the main epidemics of the 21st century is the epidemic of human contact deficiency. Children go from squeaky toy to spell-and-speak to a smartphone while receiving no reinforcement of social cues. Having said that, i think the best musical toy is a toy instrument to play. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stimulate with toys?

What is the best way to stimulate with toys?

Educational toys: Use toys that are safe and that stimulate the mind and the body. Children respond best to quality time with parents doing simple things. Reading to them, crawling with them, inventing games to play with boxes, etc. Toys can be additional help and should not replace one on one time. Puzzles for right age can be good. Legos can be good for the right age, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to clean my baby's toys?

What is the best way to clean my baby's toys?

Soap and water: Soap and water is all you need unless the toys are contaminated with stool or other infectious material. ...Read more

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How old is it when a baby starts to hold a toy?

How old is it when a baby starts to hold a toy?

4-6 months: Really, grasping should occur by 4-6 months, with transfering toys, rattles, etc from hand-to-hand by 6 months or so. Babies at 4 months generally should be purposefully reaching for things with both hands by about 4 months with good, solid grasps at that age. ...Read more

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Are magnetic toys dangerous to a child's health?

Are magnetic toys dangerous to a child's health?

Don't swallow: The danger of magnetic toys is if the child is at an age where he/she can swallow the magnet. Swallowing magnets can cause serious intestinal problems, including perforation. I would refrain from buying toys with small magnets for babies and toddlers definitely. ...Read more

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How can I teach my child to be fair with his toys?

How can I teach my child to be fair with his toys?

By example: Children learn by observing others. Serve as the best example of appropriate behavior. Point out to him the inappropriate behavior of others. Reward good behavior and help him understand his inappropriate behavior. ...Read more

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Are there any male sex toys that can cause injury?

Are there any male sex toys that can cause injury?

All: all sex toys, male and female, if not used properly can cause injury ...Read more

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What does it mean if a boy is so immersed in his toys he hums?

Probably…: …that he's enjoying the activity very much & is calm & happy. ...Read more

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What do we do with all the extra baby toys we don't need anymore?

Donate: I would donate them to a charity, church, preschool. Or, give them to friends or family. ...Read more

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Has anyone bought sex toys online and been spammed after the purchase?

Has anyone bought sex toys online and been spammed after the purchase?

HealthTap: HeatlhTap Basic purpose is to provide medical info. Not sure if this question really falls under that scope. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be afraid of a particular childcare? Is it kids or adults or toys?

All or none of above: It is possible for some one or more persons to be afraid of any one or more things, places, people, etc. The child's perception of the situation, of other's behavior, voice, words, actions can influence the child's choice of fear. How others perceive and choose to interact with the child also influence the child's choice of fear. Triggers of unrelated fear experiences may be there too. ...Read more

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My grandson lines all toys up he is 2years 5 months was late in saying first words ?

Further evaluation: Sounds like your grandson could benefit from a full developmental evaluation. Many totally normal toddlers do the toy lining up thing, and many normal toddlers are a little late talking. Need to assess his social and peer interactions, eye contact, gross and fine motor skills, etc. Only then can you say that these are just normal variations or warning signs of something more concerning. ...Read more

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Babys toys put in the sterlizer and it melted a little the bottles were in there to we gave a bottle to her then saw that the toys melted is she okay?

Melted toys: If the toys melted on to the bottles and were just stuck there the chances are the baby is okay. Did any part of the stuck melted toy parts get in the baby's mouth and get swallowed? If so you need to make sure you check the poop to make sure it has come out. Be careful what you put with baby bottles for sterilization. ...Read more

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Are crib toys safe?

Depends: It depends upon the toy.Please be more specific. ...Read more

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What are the best toys for preemies?

Their Parents!: Toys are fine and dandy, but there's nothing that can stimulate healthy cognitive, emotional, and physical development quite like interacting with a parent. However much money you spend on a toy, use it together with your child and your dollars will have been well spent! ...Read more

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