Halloween Candies that Toddlers Should Never Have
By djsheryl on October 26, 2023
Kids love Halloween…mostly for the free candy. Sadly though, fun can quickly turn to tragedy. To help protect your kids, a leading pediatrician has released a list of candies that children under 4 should never have, due to the choking risk. The candies they say to avoid: M&M’s . . . Peanut M&M’s . . . Reese’s Pieces . . . Twizzlers . . . gummy bears . . . Skittles . . . Milk Duds . . . Whoppers . . . jawbreakers . . . Blow Pops . . . Tootsie Pops . . . Jolly Ranchers . . . Sour Patch Kids . . . Hot Tamales . . . and candy corn.
That’s a lengthy list! In case you are wondering what IS safe? According to this pediatrician, anything kids have to bite, like chocolate bars, are safer and pose a much smaller risk of choking.