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Safety of Blood Transfusions

Because of illness or injury, some children need to receive transfusions of blood and blood products. This procedure can be frightening for parents and their children. Many parents also are concerned about the safety of transfusions. While the blood supply in the United States is considered very safe, parents should know a few things about blood transfusions and the safety of blood products for children.

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The 1-2-3 Magic Program continues to offer parents, pediatricians, mental health professionals, grandparents, teachers and even babysitters a simple and gentle-but-firm approach to managing the behavior of 2 to 12-year-olds, whether they are average kids or special-needs children.
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