Many children do not chew carefully before swallowing food. For children under 4 years old, mothers and fathers should pay special attention to the safety of food swallowing, especially hard, round foods. The 11 types of food that are most likely to cause choking in children are
Cylindrical foods such as hot dogs and cheese sticks.
Large chunks of cheese or meat.
Dried fruit such as sultanas.
Hard candy or candy that sticks to the teeth.
A large spoonful of peanut butter.
Uncooked soft fruits and vegetables.
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