Recovery position for children:
- Place nearest arm at right angle.
- Put other hand next to cheek.
- Bend far knee and roll them onto their side.
- Tilt their head back to open airway.
- Call 999.
If a child is unresponsive and not breathing normally you will need to call 999 or 112 for emergency help and perform child CPR straight away. Learn what to do.
If a baby is not responding to you but breathing normally, it’s safe to put them in the recovery position to keep the airway open and to prevent them from choking. Learn how.
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