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FDA Warns Against Amber Teething Necklaces

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted parents, caregivers and health care providers to the safety risks that jewelry used for relieving teething pain pose for children. The agency warned that they should not be used to relieve teething pain in children or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs, such as autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The FDA has received reports of death and serious injuries to infants and children, including strangulation and choking, caused by teething jewelry, such as amber teething necklaces.

Click here to read more – https://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm628932.htm

Another good article from Today.com – https://www.today.com/parents/avoid-teething-necklaces-bracelets-fda-warns-parents-t145685