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Bindi Naik-Mathuria, MD, MPH

Holiday Safety: UTMB Pediatric Surgery Chief Dr. Naik-Mathuria on Travel, Toys, and Safe Gun Storage

Dec 7, 2022, 10:57 AM by Meagan Clanahan

View the entire article on Houston Mom's Blog here

Topics included:

  • Toy safety
    • Ensuring all the new gifts and gadgets are set up accordingly
    • Caution around batteries – which types of batteries are most dangerous for kids
    • Watching out for magnets
  • Traveling with kids
    • Safety in airports
    • Road trip rules including always making sure your kids are in their car seat per their height
  • Holiday food safety
  • Cold/Flu/RSV/COVID guidance
  • Gun storage safety

For more tips on keeping your kids safe this holiday season, safekids.org is an excellent resource!