Emergency advice

Recovery position for a baby:

  1. Cradle them in your arm with the head tilted downwards.
  2. Call 999/112 for emergency help.
  3. Monitor their level of response.

 

What to do

  1. Baby first aid - perform a primary survey and monitor their response

    If the baby is not responding to you, first perform a primary survey. If this establishes that they are unresponsive but breathing, put them in the recovery position.

  2. First aid - cradle your baby with the head tilted downwards

    Cradle the baby in your arms, with their head tilted downwards to prevent them from choking or inhaling vomit.

  3. Baby recovery position - call for emergency help

    Call 999 or 112 for emergency help and monitor their level of response until help arrives. 

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