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18. Dr. Daria Falkowitz on Common Household Toxicology Exposures in Children

av Motherhood Meets Medicine | Publicerades 6/9/2021

Essential oils, household cleaners, medications, and lawn care chemicals. We have so many things around our homes that could be dangerous if ingested by children. What should we and should not be worried about? Today Dr. Daria Falkowitz and I are reviewing the most common household substances that children are exposed to, what to do if your child eats or drinks a medication or household product, and much more.    Daria Falkowitz DO is a full time board certified emergency medicine physician and medical toxicologist who specializes in poisonings, overdoses, and environmental/occupational toxins. She is the Director of the Division of Medical Toxicology in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Hackensack University Medical Center in NJ and is also a mother of two young daughters.   In this episode we discuss: -Common household substances that children are exposed to and more likely to ingest -Unexpected causes of children being admitted to the ER -How extensively you should baby-proof your home -The first steps to take if your child has an exposure to something dangerous -Whether or not there is a danger in using common things such as fluoride toothpaste, stain removers on clothing, essential oils, etc.   Resources mentioned: -Poison Control Hotline: 1-800-222-1222 -Dr. Daria's Instagram: @em.tox.mom   Connect with me on Instagram @motherhoodmeetsmedicine. For full show notes, head to lynzyandco.com/motherhood-meets-medicine-the-podcast/   Join the Motherhood Meets Medicine community at patreon.com/motherhoodmeetsmedicine.   Disclaimer: This podcast does not provide medical advice. The information on this podcast is for informational purposes only. No material on this site is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. 

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The Motherhood Meets Medicine Podcast is a space that brings all women together. It's for those who hope to be a mom one day, those who are already mothers, and mothers of mothers. This podcast will give you candid, informal interviews on motherhood topics that you can listen to while you're driving to work, folding laundry or whatever else your busy day may bring. Each week, Your host, Lynzy Coughlin, will be focusing on topics ranging from postpartum issues to feeding babies to managing toddler tantrums. She's bringing in experts with formal training to cover everything motherhood! So grab your coffee and join us for a weekly chat on your time. All are welcome! Lynzy is a Physician Assistant in the Emergency Department where she has practiced medicine for the last 12 years. You can connect with Lynzy on her Motherhood Life & Style Instagram account, @lynzyandco. This is where you'll have the chance to submit questions for guest experts.