Posts Tagged ‘Choking’

What Everybody Ought To Know About Choking Children

It's important to know when something's up with your child

It’s important to know when something’s up with your child

Ever been there when a child is choking? Time stands still, and within a split second, several questions shoot across your mind: Oh my god, is she choking? What do I do? Is she going to die?

Children up to the age of 6 are at high risk of choking, with babies under 2 at the highest risk. A child with a fully obstructed airway for more than 4 minutes will experience brain damage or death. An ambulance is likely to take at least 10 minutes to arrive.

Learn how to deal with this situation. 

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