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What are signs that an infant is choking?

These include:
  • Coughing, either forcefully or weakly
  • An inability to cough, speak, cry or breathe 
  • Making high-pitched noises while inhaling, or noisy breathing
  • Panic 
  • Bluish skin color
  • Losing consciousness

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