Read on to learn how you can prevent your children from choking
- Hard or sticky candy- Hot dogs, meat and fish with bones- Popcorn- Whole grapes- Raw vegetables, raw peas, fruits with skins or seeds- Dried fruits (e.g., raisins)- All nuts- Peanut butter especially in spoonfuls- Small round foods
- Latex balloons- Coins- Marbles- Button batteries- Pen caps- Stuffings in bean bags or toys- Rings or earrings- Small erasers
Learn basic life-saving techniques in case of an emergency when your child chokes on a foreign object. Choking can cause death within a few minutes. Before the ambulance arrives, doing the right thing can mean the difference between life and death.
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