Take teething bead necklaces or bracelets off of children.
Why? The FDA reports children have choked on beads that break off and an 18 month-old has died from strangulation from a necklace during a nap.
What are they? Teething jewelry is often necklaces or bracelets made of amber, wood, marble or silicone. They are marketed to parents to “help relieve teething pain.”
What is a less dangerous teething treatment? Massaging the teething child’s gums or giving them a hard rubber teething ring to gnaw on. Avoid gels, creams, and products containing benzocaine… as benzocaine can also be harmful.
Do no harm.
Want to read more? https://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/HowToReport/ucm2007306.htm
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