Choking can happen to anyone
at any age, but most often to toddlers!

Top 3 Things to Know About Choking:

1

Almost any object that fits in the hand of an infant or toddler is a potential choking hazard.

2

Some of the most dangerous choking hazards include hot dogs, grapes, gel candies, popped balloons and disc batteries.

3

Talking or moving around with food in your mouth increases your risk of choking (even if you’ve never choked before).

Here are some simple strategies,
which could save someone’s life:

You can watch out for younger children by removing potential choking hazards at home, at school and at parties.

You can take a baby-sitting or lifeguard course to learn how to save a life. You might save the life of a classmate or even a grown-up.