Infant CPR and choking: How to handle these emergencies (GIFs)

Aug 19, 2015 at 1:00 a.m. ET
Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

It's important to know how to perform infant CPR if you're a parent or work with children. In case of an emergency, oxygen stays in the blood for just four minutes, so being able to respond immediately is crucial.

1 /11: Infant CPR step 1: Tap foot

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

1/11 :Infant CPR step 1: Tap foot

2 /11: Step 2: Check for pulse

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

2/11 :Step 2: Check for pulse

3 /11: Step 3: Call 911

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

3/11 :Step 3: Call 911

4 /11: Step 4: Perform 30 chest compressions

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

4/11 :Step 4: Perform 30 chest compressions

5 /11: Step 5: Perform rescue breaths

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

5/11 :Step 5: Perform rescue breaths

6 /11: Step 6: Recovery position

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

6/11 :Step 6: Recovery position

7 /11: How to handle infant choking

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

7/11 :How to handle infant choking

8 /11: Infant choking step 1: Back blows

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

8/11 :Infant choking step 1: Back blows

9 /11: Step 2: Turn him over

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

9/11 :Step 2: Turn him over

10 /11: Step 3: Chest thrusts

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

10/11 :Step 3: Chest thrusts

11 /11: Step 4: Check airway

Image: Ted Willis / SheKnows

11/11 :Step 4: Check airway