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Choosing Soft Toys for a Baby – Safety First

English: A photograph of 3 teddy bears.

English: A photograph of 3 teddy bears. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Parents with small babies usually shop for toys in the market so that the baby starts recognizing colours and shapes at an early age. Some parents start collecting toys even before the birth of the child. In a way this is good as they can shop for toys in a relaxed manner, as after the birth of the child both the mother and the father will be fully occupied looking after the child. Parents have to consider one important thing regarding safety before selecting toys from a shop. Parents should be extremely careful with respect to providing toys to the baby that will not harm the baby by causing allergic reaction on their tender skin, causing rashes.

There are a number of branded soft toys available in the market that are perfectly safe for the baby. But there are toys in the market place that are coloured with slightly toxic chemicals, which can be harmful for the health of the baby. Parents should always opt for soft toys which are coloured using organic and natural compounds rather than with these toxic chemicals. Read the rest of this entry »