Choking risks for babies and toddlers include objects smaller than a D-size battery. Keep small objects out of reach until your child is less likely to choke. This is usually around three years of age.Choking risksChoking happens when a child’s airway gets blocked by something. Anything smaller than a 20-cent coin can cause an airway blockage and be a choking risk for children.
Preventing choking while your child is eating: tipsThese tips can help you protect your child from choking:
Preventing choking around your home: tips
Children at higher risk of choking
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