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Safety first: Trampolines not recommended for kids

Trampolines are fun. I loved them as a kid, and even an adult, I just want to get on one and jump. But as a pediatrician, I recognize very well that they are simply unsafe.

We recently heard about the 3-year-old who is in a body cast after he broke his thigh bonewhile jumping at a trampoline park. Unfortunately breaking bones on a trampoline is not uncommon. I’ve seen broken arms, fingers, ankles and even head injuries.

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