Here’s Why You Should Stop Swinging Your Child By The Arms Immediately

Oct 14, 2016 at 11:21 am |

The reason will surprise you!

Back when my children were toddlers (oh how I miss that time!) it was much easier for my husband and I to physically play with them. We’d play plenty of games including hide-and-go-seek, riding on mommy and daddy as if they were personal donkeys and of course, pulling them by the arms and swinging them as fast as we can go. What kid doesn’t love that? It’s part of most children’s best childhood memories.

Well apparently there’s a new report that says parents need to stop swinging their children by the arms because there are some very serious if not devastating consequences if you pull just a little too hard! Here’s what you need to know.

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There’s a new report that says parents should never swing their children by the arms – and here’s why.

You’ve done it, I’ve done it, we’ve all done it.