Maneuvers to relieve choking are frequently life saving. Adults most often choke on a piece of food, such as a large piece of meat. Infants do not have well-developed swallowing reflexes and may choke if given small, rounded foods such as peanuts or hard
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Bertie’s battle Bertie was born on Valentine’s day 2014. Unfortunately during his labour my uterus ruptured which meant Bertie was without oxygen for approximately 21 minutes. He was diagnosed with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy grade III which has led him to have no swallow reflex, dystonia, visual and hearing impairment and cerebral palsy. http://www.treeofhope.org.uk/berties-battle/
Here are some prayer requests from David and I. Pray that Brielle develops a healthy swallowing reflex and can swallow amniotic fluid. If she doesn't develop this reflex this can lead to complicati.
Lemon ice is stimulates the swallowing reflex, making it easier for patients with dysphagia to swallow food. Some carers give the patient a scoop of lemon ice following every bite of food. #dysphagia #agedcare #betterhealth