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FIRST AID 4CHOKING (infants,birth-1)


IF CONSCIOUS BUT CHOKING : give 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts *blow-sharp smack between the shoulder blades with the heel of your hand, thrust-use your index and middle finger to push down on the infant´s chest. Blows and thrusts should be done while holding the infant upside down*. Repeat blows and thrusts until object comes out. IF INFANT BECOMES UNCONSCIOUS : (lay the child on a flat surface) step 1 - look for and clear any object from mouth. step 2 - tilt its head backwards and give 2 slow breaths into its mouth, if breaths dont go in, retilt head and attempt 2 breaths again. IF AIR WONT GO IN : step 3 - give 5 back blows and 5 chest thrusts. Repeat steps 1, 2, and 3 until the breaths you´re blowing in go in or help arrives.

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