Baby CPR

5 CPR Steps for Baby

Knowing what to do in case of an emergency could save your baby’s life, check out these CPR steps for baby:

1. Shout and Tap

Shout and gently tap the child on the shoulder. If there is no response and not breathing or not breathing normally, position the infant on his or her back and begin CPR.

2. Give 30 Compressions

Give 30 gentle chest compressions at the rate of at least 100 per minute. Use two or three fingers in the center of the chest just below the nipples. Press down approximately one-third the depth of the chest (about 1 and a half inches).

3. Open the airway using a head tilt lifting of chin. Do not tilt the head too far back

4. Give 2 Gentle Breaths

If the baby is not breathing or not breathing normally, cover the baby’s mouth and nose with your mouth and give 2 gentle breaths. Each breath should be 1 second long. You should see the baby’s chest rise with each breath.

5. Continue with 30 pumps and 2 breaths until help arrives

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3 comments

  1. So very important to know!!

  2. Thank you. Every parent should know this. Accidents can happen so fast.

  3. I agree every parent should know this its so important never know when it might come im handy or when you need to know this to be able to be a help for a child or even your own.

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