Balloons can kill your child

I know what you are thinking. You are thinking, "Balloons???" They seem completely harmless. However, according to this article:

This is why you read -- something like this is completely unexpected.

Basically, the problem is that kids get balloons or pieces of broken balloons in/near their mouths. Then they inhale, and the balloon gets sucked into the airway. It is nearly impossible to get the balloon back out and the child suffocates. Think about this as a parent. Even if you are standing right there when it happens, it may be impossible to get the balloon out of your child's airway because it is not heavy enough to fall out on its own. Steps you can take

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