The danger signs of true choking are:
1. DO NOT perform these steps if the infant is coughing forcefully or has a strong cry – either of which can dislodge the object on its own.
2. Lay the infant face down, along your forearm. Use your thigh or lap for support. Hold the infant' s chest in your hand and jaw with your fingers. Point the infant' s head downward, lower than the body.
3. Give up to 5 quick, forceful blows between the infant' s shoulder blades. Use the heel of your free hand.
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