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Shop smart this holiday season with these tips for safer gift giving.

Before you head to the store to stock up on toys for all the kids on your list or order your gifts online, check out the 6 tips in this infographic. During the happiest time of the year, as well as all year long, it’s important to make sure the gifts you buy will keep kids entertained without putting them in potential danger.

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“Board games are one of my favorite gifts to give.  Make sure they are age appropriate for the children involved and be aware of small pieces that young children can choke on. In the times of Covid-19, board games help the whole family engage in something other than electronics.  And remember, if an object fits through a toilet paper tube, it is small enough for a child to easily choke on it.”

-Susan M. Bankston, MD, FAAP, Pediatric Medicine 

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