Toddler CPR - Choking Part 2

For young kids, choking is one of the most common causes of accidental death. As a parent It's important to know what to do in case your faced with an emergency. Maureen Mcllveen, from City CPR Centre in Toronto, demonstrates what to do if your toddler is choking..

What you can do to prevent choking:

• Nuts should not be given to children until age 7 or older.
• Insist that children eat while sitting down. They should never run, walk, or play with food in their mouths.
• Cut food for infants and young children and teach them to chew their food well.
• Supervise mealtime for infants and young children. Many choking incidents occur when older brothers or sisters give dangerous foods, toys, or small objects to a younger child.
• Avoid toys with small parts and keep other small household items out of reach of infants and young children.

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