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Babyproofing Basics: The Top Hazards in Your Home

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Small Objects

Keep your floors and tables free of small objects such as coins, rings, buttons, batteries, tacks, and deflated balloons. Small foods such as popcorn, raisins, nuts, and peas also have the potential to lodge in your child's throat, especially if he is under the age of one. Do not let your child eat or suck on anything, such as hard candy, especially when lying down. If you are in doubt about a certain food, do not give it to him.

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