KEEP ON UNTIL HELP ARRIVES or your child begins breathing on her own.

WHAT TO REMEMBER: Parents often deliver weak chest compressions, Dr. Klein man says, but her advice is to push hard and push fast. "Don't worry about breaking a rib or injuring organs. Doing something is better than nothing. Your technique doesn't have to be perfect"

WHAT TO REMEMBER: Even if you successfully perform Iho Heimlich, you still need to call 911, says Nicholas Psarouhas, M.D., associate medical director of the emergency department at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. "Always have your child evaluated after any near-choking incident."

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