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CNN: Choking hazards prompt consumer group to warn about hazardous toys

CNN: This is the time of year when we buy Christmas toys for our children. Here's a reminder that you can't always trust the "age suggestion" about which toys are appropriate because they can still pose choking hazards

This is the time of year when we buy Christmas toys for our children. Here's a reminder that you can't always trust the "age suggestion" about which toys are appropriate because they can still pose a choking hazard. In this CNN video, a mom describes how she helped her son when she realized he was choking on a toy she thought was safe. Her description is an alarming reminder that sometimes you won't hear your child choking. So it's important to keep an eye on them at all times. If you must be in another room, set up your baby video camera to watch them.

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(VIDEO) Today Show: FDA Warns Mothers about Buying Breast Milk Online

As a breastfeeding mom, I can understand why a mom who can't produce breast milk would still want it for their child. However, I couldn't imagine selling my breast milk to anyone or buying theirs. The internet has allowed moms to connect in amazing ways and they're even buying breast milk from each other. It's not shocking that the FDA is warning moms not to do this. Here's a NBC's Today Show report:

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