We've received this email so thought it may be a useful reminder.
Dangers of Button Batteries.
We recently sent out an e-mail regarding
the dangers of these batteries if swallowed by a child. A parent
has suggested it would be helpful to give guidance what you should do if
this happens, many thanks to her.
If your child does swallow a battery:
It's so important to take the child
straight to hospital.
DO NOT make the child sick
DO NOT give them anything to eat or drink. These 2 things are often the
gut reaction to a child swallowing something but will speed up the corrosive