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Buying Second Hand For Your Child? Making Sure it's Safe For Your Children

March 4, 20159 min
Do you go to garage sales? What items are ok for you to buy for your kids? Are there some things you just shouldn't get for your kids second hand?If you're shopping garage sales and second hand shops to save money on children's items, make sure they're safe.When buying second hand items, check for products that may have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. When buying clothes, hoods and sweatshirts should have the drawstrings removed.Find out about the history of any car seat.  If it’s been involved in an accident… don’t buy it.Dr Elizabeth Murray is here to discuss these and other safety ideas when shopping second hand.

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