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08 Nov 13

How to prevent your baby from choking

It’s one of new parents‘ worst fears and a very real hazard for babies – choking. As babies learn to chew and swallow food, it is common for them to explore their environment and put new foods or objects into their mouth. But young children have small airways, so it is not always easy for them to cough up or splutter out food or objects that become lodged in the throat. Parents, don’t despair! There are certain things you can do to prevent your baby from choking, including knowing which food and toys are age-appropriate and what to do in the event that your child is choking. High-risk foods Motor skills are a very important part of swallowing correctly, but most babies do not develop sufficient motor skills to swallow until they are at least 4 months old. Do not introduce solid food to babies until they are able to swallow. Steer […]

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