How To Save Your Child From Choking – All You Need To Know (Video)?

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Every parent should know what to do in case their child is choking / suffocation by choking with an object or food. In a recent research conducted in the U.S. more than 40 % moms and dads don’t have a clue what to do.

By knowing this procedure, you can save a child one day.

The technique that we are presented is called the Heimlich maneuver. It is very easy, but also it is very important to be applied in the right way.

First, put the baby on her on her lap, with the head slightly lower than the trunk and give five firm slaps on her back (with the hardest part of the hands), roughly at the shoulder.

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Explanation

– Hold the victim upside down, resting it on the thighs.
– Then hit the back by using the softest part of your palm (no more than five times). This way you will dislodge the food or object stuck in the respiratory tract (trachea).
– If a food or object is the reason for choking, turn the baby over and apply up to five chest compressions.
– Repeat the procedure until the object or the food comes out.

You can watch the video below and it will be clearer what you need to do in a such case.

It should be a mandatory for every parent to know these things. Moreover, even if you are not a parent, you might find yourself in a position where you can help.

Please share this useful information that it might save some child’s life one day.

However, this is a news blog about home treatments. It does not replace a specialist. Always consult your doctor.

Source: www.baby-kids-parents.com

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