Learn how to lower your child's risk of choking.
Read the full transcript »
Top 3 Food Choking Hazards for Kids I don’t know if you know that 17,000 kids and infants go to the ER every year because of choking and more than 60% of those cases are from food. Now I've got here the top three foods that kids choke in. first off it’s hotdogs. A lot of people think okay you're supposed to cut up the hotdogs but you don’t want to cut them like this. You need to cut them length wise. So you got to cut it twice actually length wise. And then that’s not enough you need to cut it again then you can put it back on the bun like that. Also marshmallows I know they're soft but they're perfect size and especially the smaller ones are choking and they're kind of hard to swallow. Also these candies, these hard candies are perfect for choking.
Copyright © 2005 - 2015 Healthline Networks, Inc. All rights reserved for Healthline.