small child choking

I was recently staggered to read about baby and small child choking statistics. Can you believe that 40% of parents have witnessed a choking baby and a staggering 80% of parents haven’t got any idea what to do when this happens to their child.

Although Christmas can be a magical time of year for the young and more mature it’s also the season that visits to A & E start to rise according to RoSPA.

magnets and children

In 2019 alone 19 children were admitted to hospital in Belfast alone and one 3 year old had 49 magnets removed from the stomach according to a BBC report at the time