The nurse is teaching a mother on safety measures when caring for a 19-month-old child. Which of the following statements by the mother indicates that the teaching provided by the nurse regarding safety has been effective?


•Accidental ingestion of medication and other poisonous substances such as cleaning solutions is one of the major safety issues when caring for toddlers. Thus, it's important to keep these materials away from the child's reach and lock the cabinet where these substances are stored.

•Call the local poison control center first before giving ipecac or any substance that induces vomiting to ensure safety. If the ingested substance is corrosive, induced vomiting is not recommended.

•Cooked vegetables are appropriate for a 19-month-old.

•Children should be monitored, but parents should not feel anxiety or need to constantly surveil their children.

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