by Cathy Parkes January 09, 2019

LevelUpRN Choking Hazards Tip of the Day The following foods pose a choking hazard for small children: popcorn, raisins, peanuts, grapes, raw carrots, hotdogs, celery, peanut butter, candy, tough meat.


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