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Did You Know You Should Have Been Cutting Grapes Like This the Whole Time?

Did You Know You Should Have Been Cutting Grapes Like This the Whole Time?

Did You Know You Should Have Been Cutting Grapes Like This the Whole Time?.
We all know we’re are supposed to slice grapes before giving them to young children to prevent possible choking.
But what if your little one somehow snags a whole one without you realizing?
Or what if you’ve been cutting them — but just the wrong way?
In her Facebook post detailing the events, she chronicles the steps she took — some incorrect, according to the American Red Cross — that thankfully led to the boy’s recovery.
Smacking the back alone could move the food into a more dangerous position and make the child stop breathing, as can rooting around in the child’s mouth.
Mark got Jake and started hitting Jake’s back while he was still unable to breathe while I rang an ambulance.
He wet himself, then my mum forced her fingers down Jake’s throat and managed to pop a grape while Mark was still hitting Jake’s back.
Jake could finally breathe.
Turns out, the grapes lodged in Jake’s mouth were whole, but Sophie soon learned that even if she’d cut them as she always did — width-wise — he still could have choked.

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