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Back blows: Immediately turn them over your knee facing downwards and deliver 4-5 quick back blows (firm but not REALLY hard). Look to see if the food is obviously visible in the mouth. Do NOT do a blind finger sweep as it can push the object further down. This is not the forum for teaching infant CPR, and that may be a class you want to take locally to gain more confidence in what to do. ...Read more
Newborn baby started choking on mucus 15 hours after being born. Face turned red, ok after using suction. Is this normal?
My baby today started choking seemed like he couldnt breath then started throwing white foamy out of his mouth as he.Was choking why was that?
Choking episodes: Can be caused by a number of things. Sometimes babies will have spitting up episodes after eating which can cause choking episodes. Another cause for such episodes would be secretions from post nasal drip, especially if the baby has a lot of nasal congestion. Follow up with your babies pediatrician for further evaluation. Hope that this helps. ...Read more
Can you tell me what to do for newborns throwing up after feeding and it coming thru nasal passages and choking baby?
Clear the nose: Babies don't have good control when they vomit and the fluid can come out the nose or mouth. Clear his nose with the bulb syringe. You may be able to prevent some of the vomiting or spitting up by burping frequently, don't overfeed him, and hold him upright for a while after feeding to allow the feeds to settle. ...Read more
My baby coughs sometimes and it sounds like she is choking what could this be? She has also been woken up by it on occasion.
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