Parents bring in their child who placed a bead, seed, or other object up her nose. What do you do? Who should you call?
Research suggests that a decades-old home remedy (of sorts) known as the “mother’s kiss” may do the trick for children 1-8 years of age. It’s also much less invasive or frightening than some of the tools and techniques used in emergency departments with a success rate approaching 60%
First described in 1965, here’s how the mother’s kiss technique works: