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Real-Life Saves

This is a small handful of the 162 lives saved by Dechoker.

Please, Protect Your Loved ones today! Choking tragedies are preventable. A child chokes to death once every 5 days. We pray you never need our product, but statistics say you will and when that time comes 
Dechoker can clear an airway obstruction in seconds:


162th: Father reported that his wife saved their 10 month-old daughter

Dechoker saved my 10 month old baby girl. She swallowed something she found on the ground and started choking. There was no air going in or out. My wife started immediately trying to give her back slaps and finger sweeps but nothing was working. That’s when she remembered the Dechoker. My sister-in-law held her still while my wife used the device. It instantly dislodged what we found out was a jellybean probably dropped by our 3 year old. This is literally the best purchase I have ever made in my entire life. Who knows how long it would have taken help to show up. J.G.


161th: Parents saved their 5 year-old son

Tonight our biggest fear almost became reality. Our kids love hotdogs and tonight our 5 year old almost choked to death. I can not explain how quickly it happened, happy and laughing turned into silence and panic. The look on my 5 year old's face was terrifying. I tried backslaps and abdominal thrusts but we could not get the hotdog out. We purchased a Dechoker several months ago and I placed it on top of the refrigerator. Thank God we remembered we had it. My husband had my son on the kitchen table and with one good pull of the Dechoker, a wad of hotdog and bun came out. This product truly saved his life. We had my son checked out by the fire department and he received a clean bill of health. Please if you have children get this product. A.L."


160th: Father saved his 3 year-old daughter

I literally just bought this device.... thank GOD less than a week later our 3 year old choked 100% blockage on a nugget and this device with one pull  it came out!

Literally just watched my daughter choke without being able to breath even a little, completely blocked... a week or so ago I heard a story about a man who lost his son many years ago to choking, the next day I bought this device... less than a week later I used it to save my daughters life..... no maneuvers worked and she couldn’t breath.... thank you God and I highly recommend grabbing this Dechoker if you have little ones. C.J.


159th: Mom saved her 4-year old Daughter: Jasmine!

"I saw the Dechoker advertised on Facebook around tax time of 2020. I have 5 kids, and one fear I’ve always had with kids is choking. So I bought the toddler size one without hesitation. It had been easily accessible in our medicine cabinet for 8 months when we were downstairs and our 4 year old daughter started choking on a quesadilla. I hit her on the back, then her face started to turn red and she couldn’t cough anymore so I did the Heimlich and still nothing. It all happened so fast and I felt like I couldn’t breath myself, I picked her up and ran up the stairs, I remember knocking all of the medicine bottles out of the medicine cabinet to get to the Dechoker, I laid her on the table and without even reading how to use it, I put it in her mouth and pulled up really fast like a syringe, it made a very scary sound but it got the food out on the first try. She was able to cough then take a drink. Every parent needs this in their home." M.B.


158th: Wife saved her Husband

"Make that 158 lives saved! Here is my Facebook post"  B.A.


157th: Husband saved his wife


156th: Heidy was saved by her mommy!

2 Year old Heidi and her mom April. During a morning snack, Heidi began to choke. April could see Heidi was in distress. April started abdominal thrusts but could not dislodge the obstruction. Heidi was not getting air. April remembered she had purchased the Dechoker just a few months ago. On the very first Dechoker pull, the obstruction was removed. Heidi was getting air again. We thank April for sharing  with us her story and pictures. April is another Dechoker hero!! 


155th: Father saved another child in a baseball game

Hello guys. Love your product. As a father of 3.5yo twin boys that go 100mph and into everything all the time, the Dechoker is a must for us. I take it to all of our baseball games. We’ve even had to use it on another kid choking on a jolly rancher. Lance 


154th Saved by her Parents!

Two days ago, our daughter was chugging her juice from her water bottle. Suddenly, she coughed (while drinking) and turned to me holding her throat. I immediately tried to help her in all the ways I knew how: pats, arm up, turn her upside down, etc etc, but it wouldn’t clear. At this point, we had a friend call 911, and my husband grabbed the Dechoker. On the first try, juice came out. On the second try, she was breathing!! 

Whew!!! We were all thanking Jesus. The paramedics gave her a 👍and a fist bump, and we snuggled her all night. 

 It’s $50 and worth it! If we didn’t have it, she would’ve been hospitalized at the very least. 

 Grateful, thankful, blessed, A.D.


#153 Stevie was choking on a smore!


How does a fun camping trip turn into an almost tragic event? A parent sent us a testimonial and a picture of their son who as saved by Dechoker. Enjoying making smores by an open fire one minute and a panic to save a child the next moment. The choking child’s family did not even have a Dechoker with them, a neighboring RV couple had purchased one for a just in case moment. Little Stevie pictured in this ad is alive today because someone else was prepared for a choking emergency. “He was choking on a smore. It was supposed to be a fun day and I was thinking, OMG I could lose my son today. P.D.”




#152 Grandmother saved granddaughter.

I’m writing to inform you that my mother was able to save my daughter’s life using the Dechoker. My daughter is four years old and doesn’t always chew her food well. She took a bite of a banana and choked. My mother, a registered nurse trained in using the Heimlich maneuver, was unable to dislodge the food and grabbed the Dechoker. The Dechoker removed the food instantly. I’m so glad we have a Dechoker in the house just in case of situations like this. Everyone should have one in their home. Thanks. A.W.


# 151 Parents saved their son choking from Cereal

"Your product saved my three-year-old son’s life this morning! He was eating his cereal and I was making coffee; I assume he chewed it into mush and aspirated on that, at some point I looked at him, he walked over to me and was blue, I tried the Heimlich maneuver, but it did not work, and he passed out. Heimlich on a toddler is hard and was not working. I called 911 and got the Dechoker out of the drawer, my wife used it and it worked immediately to clear his airway before I was finished giving our address to 911. Paramedics came and were so happy to see him breathing on his own.” A.H.


# 150 Mom saved her son choking from Noodles

God bless your company. I had 2 choking incidents before with my son and did the Heimlich and scooped, and it worked but then I was scared after that and bought the Dechoker.

During dinner, my son choked oddly with noodles, I cut them up too, I do not know how it happened, he was shoving just too much at one time.  Choking is the one thing I do not mess around with; it is so scary. I did a small attempt to do the Heimlich, but nothing happened. I went straight for the Dechoker, it was in the kitchen and it was right in the drawer next to me while he was choking. It worked immediately with the Dechoker; he was saved.

I only post stuff I really believe in, and I do not accept paid partnerships. So, I genuinely believe in your product. So, thank you! G.E.


# 149 Firefighter saved his Niece

 As a father of 2 and a fireman when I saw this product I knew the importance of it. As the family laughed that I bought 3, one for diaper bag, one for home, and one for grandparents house they all thought when would we ever use that? My answer was this is something I never want to use but it is a needed medical device that has to be readily available. Well tonight at dinner unfortunately the device had to be used. My 11 month old Niece choked on a large chunk of mashed potatoes. Do to the quick thinking of fellow family members they quickly got her out of her high chair and started back blows. I grabbed the Dechoker and after 2 pumps her airway was clear. Thanks to you guys that have made this excellent medical device, we were able to clear the obstruction within a second. I am very surprised that we do not carry this device on the fire engines and in ambulances.  Thank you very much, Austin S.


Saves #146, 147 and 148 are from UK

Our Partners from U.K. reported Triple Christmas Care Home Choking Tragedies avoided.

Three residents are ‘still alive for Christmas’ thanks to the quick responses of care staff at three separate care home choking incidents.

In what could have easily been a triple tragedy for several families, care staff stepped in with Dechoker – avoiding the heartache at possibly the worst time of year.

A Dechoker is used around once a week in a life threatening choking incident across the adult care sector and so it’s not unusual to receive a request for replacement device to be sent to a provider.


#145 is a 3-year-old boy!

“I used the Dechoker to pull cotton from my sons airway. I was not sure if it would work but with two pulls my sons airway was cleared!”

“My 3-year-old special needs son was in his crib napping. I heard him stirring around so I started to put my 6-month-old daughter down so I could go get my son. I heard him laughing and making happy noises, so I did not rush to secure my daughter in her bouncer. His silly noises turned to coughing and choking so after securing my daughter I hurried to my son’s room. He was obviously choking on something, but I was not sure of what since I always make sure there’s nothing he can choke on when I put him in his crib. As I picked him up to assist him, I saw a small hole in his teddy bear with bits of cotton hanging out and I knew that is what he was choking on. I did a finger swipe and was unsuccessful at retrieving anything. I rushed him down the hall to where his diaper bag with the Dechoker was all while giving him back blows with no result. I laid him on the table, still gagging and choking and used the Dechoker. I was unsure if would work on a soft material like cotton, since it was not a solid object, so I called 911 while using the Dechoker. It took two pulls to pull out all the cotton, but he stopped choking and took a good deep breath. The 911 operator stayed on the phone with me until I was sure my son was out of danger, but I was able to cancel the 911 call because of the Dechoker. Thank you so much. I recommend every parent has one!” K.C.


#144 Mom saved her son

We pray you never need to use the Dechoker but are confident that Dechoker can save a life.
The Testimonial from the mom:
" You just saved my son's life!!! He was eating a pork chop this evening and started to choke (he could not breath) - I grabbed my DeChoker and it pulled the piece of pork chop right out as advertised. Words cannot express my gratitude. Forever Grateful,” L.G.


Sweet Grandpa Barry from Florida is # 143


1 year old boy is #142

"My 1 year old choked on a piece of lil sticks. My wife tried to pat his back and that did not work. Luckily my wife told me one night to buy the Dechoker. It saved his life." C.B.


#141 is a little girl from Alaska

"As being a new dad I like taking 2 steps ahead of everything with a game plan, and being a new father and seeing this product, I knew I had to have one on hand. My daughter is now getting to eat finger foods and treats and this evening she was enjoying berries and one happen to block her airway, I didn't panic and responded as quickly as possible with the Dechoker I bought for babies and sure enough it dislodged the berry as it was not only blocking her airway but lodged in and using the product I even felt it dislodge while using it! I cannot thank you enough! I urge everyone to definitely keep one in their household! Thank you!" J.A. 


#140 is an 11 year old boy!

"My 11 YO son Parker who has Down Syndrome and is autistic sat at the dinner table. My wife placed a bagel in front of him. She went to grab a knife to cut it up for him. Once she left he grabbed the bagel and took a large bit. When she returned he was chocking. Turning red. Panicking. He vomited. It wouldn't dislodge. She grabbed the Dechoker and used it to immediately dislodge the bagel. She had never used it before or even held it. It was simple to use and effective. We truly believe it saved Parkers life." S.J.


# 139 is Bella.

Meet 5-year-old Isabella (Her mom calls her Bella). This is what Bella’s mom sent Dechoker along with her picture:

“I could not believe how quickly it happened. One-minute Bella was watching T.V. enjoying her grapes and then the normal sounds of my 5-year-old stopped. I could see her immediately struggle to stand, the fear I saw in her eyes was terrifying. Within seconds her face turned blue as she grabbed at her mouth and throat. I panicked, slapping her on the back and reaching into her mouth to get the grape out. My husband heard my screams for help and came running, he did the same as I did slap her, even turning her upside down. When I was calling 911, Bella’s eyes closed. My husband remembered we had the Dechoker on the refrigerator and on the second pull, the grape came out. As Bella started to breathe again, I realized I almost lost my little princess. EMTs arrived and had Bella checked out. Thank the good Lord she is fine. Thank you for inventing this miracle product, my daughter is alive today because of this.” M.M.


# 136, 137 and 138 are from SPAIN.

A great day at Dechoker. One of our Elderly Care facilities in Spain has sent us confirmation of three saves of choking elder residents in their facilities. Below are the actual incident reports translated into English. The amazing part of these saves is that all three had different Medical Professionals present performing the Heimlich maneuver first. All three victims were choking on a unique substance, and the Heimlich failed in all three incidents. Dechoker was used successfully in all three facilities. Dechoker does not claim to be a replacement for the Heimlich, but Dechoker is a highly effective device that can be used in a choking emergency and should be in every household.



#135 is a 9 months old baby!

"I just wanted to say this product saved my sons life last night. I am and forever grateful for it!! He is 9 months going on 10! ❤️
Our son was choking on toast and unable to breathe after we preformed the Heimlich and everything else in our power! I ran and grabbed our Dechoker that I keep close by always and it sucked the toast right out! I am thanking God I chose to buy the Dechoker because without it my son would not be here. I couldn't imagine losing him and have never been so scared in my life. This truly saved him and I will forever have a Dechoker on hand for my son, myself, or a family member!"  S.S.

 Alia is reported save #134. 

“Chilling on the couch with the baby. Watching videos on phone. She is next to me quietly. Too quiet. I notice she is sitting upright lightheaded. She cannot breathe, I am not sure if 5 seconds or a minute had already passed, I immediately try to remove the pretzel she was eating by hitting her back/Heimlich etc. Nothing. 30 seconds had passed. So now it is 30 seconds plus however long, I remember we have a Dechoker device in her bag... adrenaline too high and the baby is now basically lifeless, and I thought she died on my watch. I remember thinking "if she dies tonight, I die tonight as well. I thought I was about to fail her as a father and guardian.. That was not good. This pretzel was stuck deep. My wife found the Dechoker. I finally lay her down on the ottoman and get the pretzel out for good, the pretzel was not like a "piece" of pretzel, it was chewed - mush and caused it to block airway.
I know she's my blood/ my kid because somehow, she still had a pretzel and continued eating it as I walked around holding her... We sat on the couch. She laid down still hugging me. Very intense. Hope that never happens again”

#133 Parents saved their daughter during a trip.

"My name is Chelsey, … my husband and I went on a boat ride with our 1.5-year-old daughter and brought some strawberries to munch on. My daughter was eating one when all of a sudden we noticed she was struggling to breathe, we both know the Heimlich maneuver but we bought the Dechoker anyways because you just never know… With one pump of the Dechoker the strawberry was dislodged from her throat. We are so so thankful for this and that our daughter is still here with us today. There are not enough thank you’s to express!"

#132  SON who SAVED his FATHER:

Dechoker has saved another choking victim. This is save #132. Please take a moment and read this encounter which came straight from the SON who SAVED his FATHER:
 "This device 100% saved my dads life last night. He started choking nothing was working and grabbed it from the cabinet and on the third pull it came out. He would not be here today if I didn’t buy that for them. He’s my best friend, THANK YOU for your company and product from our family." A.A.
 *The family reporting this save did not want their picture or names posted publicly. With their permission, we are posting their exact words of the incident but not their names or pictures. The picture in this post is a stock photo.


#131 Ben saved his son


"My name is Ben,  A few nights ago the Dechoker saved my sons life. He's 8 years old.  He was eating... cereal in the living room and I heard him making a odd noise. I looked over from the kitchen and he appeared to be struggling to breath. I asked him if he could breathe and he looked up and just shook his head no. I asked him again and he shook his head in more of a panic this time. I grabbed the Dechoker from the top of the fridge and ripped the packaging open. I got down on the floor and he put the tube in his mouth and I pushed the mouth piece against him to make a seal. I pumped the handle 4 times and on the 4th pull I felt the suction get really tight and then the cereal came out. He took a huge breath and was ok after that."

I want to thank you with everything I have. I don't know the Heimlich maneuver and am certain that the Dechoker saved his life. 


129th and 130th LIVES SAVED!


Dechoker has been informed of two more saves at an Adult Care Facility. This is the testimonial of a care worker from the facility:

“This works! Saved two lives at my job. I was working at an adult day care which basically is a place for elderly people to go… two people (on separate occasions) were choking... and once all other methods continued to fail (in both instances)- someone ran for the DeCHOKER and it worked and saved their lives” M.M.

#128 is this beautiful little angel in the picture.

“I heard her making a strange noise and looked up to see she was choking and her skin was turning purple. We flipped her across my husbands lap and began tapping her back trying to clear her throat. At this point we called 911. We then remembered out Dechoker we had bought a few months prior and ran to get it. We used it as directed and heard a loud suction as we pulled and the lever. There was a large piece of chicken from lunch that the Dechoker dislodged from her throat and she was able to take a big gasp of air and let out a cry. After her throat was cleared the paramedics arrived about 10 minutes later to examine her and she was healthy and doing well. I know it was a sign from God that we bought this product and I am confident it saved our baby girls life. I am so grateful for this product and may God bless everyone that works for this company.” A.H.




A Plastic Wrapper Can Be Deadly
 "This morning while I was making lily breakfast daisy was happily playing in the pantry which I allowed because I keep things clean and didn’t think there was anything in there that would hurt her.... well... as I’m standing there watching her play I notice she’s starting to struggle. She’s obviously chocking. So I zone in on her and watch her to see if she’ll be able to resolve it herself... As I watch I just know she’s struggling more and more. As the seconds are going by and she’s now turning all blotchy and red I’m starting to panic. When she made no noise other than choking sounds by this point I had her in my hands and was trying to dislodge it through her chest compressions... I could tell this was bad.. this was REALLY bad she needed some serious help. I contemplated wether to call 911 right then or grab my Dechoker that I had in a safe spot easily accessible. quickly I grabbed it and used it on her and a ball of plastic was dislodged from her throat. This device saved my babies life today. I had 911 typed in my phone and was ready to call till I realized that the device did what it was supposed to and cleared her airways. I’m writing this all teary eyed so thankful that she’s her playing next to me. I highly suggest getting this device if you have little kids... my morning could have been a tragedy with out it."
A Parent Saves Her Daughter


#125 Casey

Mom Removes Shrimp Obstruction
 "Caseyboo had a bit of a rough evening at dinner tonight...she choked on some shrimp. While daddy got her up and tried to see if changing her position helped, I ran to get her #dechoker device and we were successful in suctioning out that piece of shrimp you see in the photo. This is a constant concern we have with Casey as she can be a lazy chewer AND tends to chipmunk food away in her cheek causing a traffic jam in her little throat. A year or so ago Dad, @grumpyduckphart , was watching her alone one weekend and Casey choked so badly on breakfast potatoes, dad had to rush her to the ER to make sure she had not aspirated any in her lungs. A few weeks ago my cousin, Dr. Greg Simmons, showed me this device and I ordered a child/adult set for $99 on Amazon.....tonight was the first time we used it and I am grateful for my cousin showing it to me....and now I am showing it to you so you might consider having a set in your own households to use in the event of an emergency❤"