Did You Know?!
For every choking-related death, an estimated 110 children are treated in hospital emergency departments for non-fatal choking.[Ref:43]
A toddler swallowed this “figure skate” charm. It was removed under general anaesthesia. Luckily the charm did not tear the esophagus. Another toddler swallowed a “puppy” charm.
Keeping charms on their chain might help prevent such choking accidents.