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How can i prevent choking in an infant i babysit?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Pediatrics 28 years experience
See below: Safety. The environment must be safe. Make sure any small objects, toy parts, are not within in reach of a curious infant. The child should be under your observation at all times. And, you need to avoid foods that maybe choking hazards, nuts, hard candy, whole hot dogs, etc.

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