Coins and button batteries are more dangerous to young children than you may think. Our pediatrician explains a new study showing the number of kids swallowing these items is on the rise.
Infants and young children will eat the strangest things. Serve them a nutritious meal, and they’ll fight you. They’ll be happy to indulge, however, on a shiny coin, small battery or colorful toy. Find a list of commonly ingested objects, as well as advice for parents on what to do.