A 44-year-old member asked:
What can you do if a small child is choking?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stay calm: Choking is a scary situation. The most common mistake I see is parents blowing into the face of a infant or pounding on their back while they are making noises of chocking. If there is noise - there is airway movement and these moves can cause the situation to worsen. If there is no noise or only few intermittent gasps try the following:
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