& Small Child CPR
Shout and Tap
Shout and gently tap the
child on the shoulder. If there is no response, position the infant on his or
Open The Airway
Open the airway using a head
tilt lifting of chin. Do not tilt the head too far back.
Give 2 Breaths
If the baby is NOT breathing
give 2 small gentle breaths. Cover the baby's mouth and nose with your mouth.
Each breath should be 1.5 to 2 seconds long. You should see the baby's chest
rise with each breath.
Try to feel for a pulse in
the inside of upper arm.
Give 5 Compression's
Give five gentle chest
compression's at the rate of 100 per minute. Position your 3rd and 4th fingers
in the center of the chest half an inch below the nipples. Press down only 1/2
to 1 inches.
Repeat with 1 breath and 5
compression's. After one minute of repeated cycles call 911. If you feel a pulse
return give one breath every 3 seconds and discontinue chest compression's.
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