This is the time of year when we buy Christmas toys for our children. Here’s a reminder that you can’t always trust the “age suggestion” about which toys are appropriate because they can still pose choking hazards.
In this CNN video, a mom describes how she helped her son when she realized he was choking on a toy she thought was safe. Her description is an alarming reminder that sometimes you won’t hear your child choking. So it’s important to keep an eye on them at all times. If you must be in another room, set up your baby video camera to watch them.
Also, as your pediatrician or trusted medical professional how to perform the heimlich maneuver on a child.