Many of the parents do not know what to do if your child has choking / suffocation by choking with object or food. In the United States, the percentage of dads and moms uninformed about how to act in case the child gets choked / choked reaches 40%, according to research.

There is a procedure that must be done in such cases to save the life of the victim.

It is the Heimlich maneuver. This technique is extremely effective, but needs to be applied in the right way.

The technique of execution mode will vary if made with baby or child a little bigger. In the case of babies, the right procedure is to put the child 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 shoulder .

But just below it will explain every little things.

-Let the explanation of the Heimlich maneuver in babies:

-Hold the victim upside down, resting it on the thighs.

-Hit the back using the most salient part of the palm of your hand (up to five times) to dislodge the food or object stuck in the respiratory tract (trachea).

-If the food / object permaner housed, turn the baby over and apply up to five chest compressions.

-Continue the cycle until the food / object out of the airways.

If you have doubt, see the video below.

It is very important that parents know to apply this technique.

So disclose and share this information to the greatest number of people in their social networks because it can save a life one day.

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


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