Her dad has been feeding his daughter this for months. When he manages to pull it out of her throat, he is still shaking from the shock of what almost killed his child.
Seeing your child choke before your very eyes has to be one of the scariest things that can happen to a parent. The horror must be indescribable seeing a tiny, panic-stricken face, ridden with desperation, lips turning blue and silently gasping for air.
This post has been shared over 60,000 times. Even though this dad was lucky to have succeeded in dislodging the food from his child's throat, it’s important to note that the action of sticking your finger into a infant’s mouth or throat is not recommended. This can actually cause the obstruction to move further down the throat or result in swelling. The American Red Cross offers and Babycenter demonstrates a step-by-step for how to handle choking.