First of all, we should always take care of our kids, so don’t let them unsupervised! This is especially when they are little and cannot be aware of certain things.
You probably saw this crazy story about a grape stuck in a kid’s throat that went viral earlier this month. (Good news: He’s OK!) We’d love to remind parents and grandparents about other edible choking hazards, and what you should do for choking prevention.
It may surprise some of you to know that cutting up food shouldn’t stop at age 2 or 3. Sure, some kids will be more proficient in the chomping department than others. But when there’s a risk of choking, it’s wise to err on the side of caution.
The Most Common Choking Hazards: The majority of kids’ choking injuries are caused by food. Let’s break down the riskiest foods as well as how to keep your kids safe at snack time!