The teaching resources include a lesson plan and poster. By the end of the lesson, your students will:

  1. be able to identify when a baby or child is choking


  2. know what to do if a baby or child is choking.

Learn how to help a choking baby with The Chokeables

Who can deliver this first aid lesson?

The lesson plans can be delivered by teachers, higher-level teaching assistants, school nurses and youth leaders who have a current first aid qualification. The first aid qualification must cover the topic you are teaching.

All the information from the resources can be found in the current edition of the First Aid Manual.

Teaching resources

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Choking (Baby) poster

Choking Baby poster

A handy poster with step by step instructions of what to do if a baby is choking.

Related first aid advice and techniques

Choking adult

When someone is choking, they may be unable to breathe properly. Find out what to look for and what to do.

Choking baby

As you start weaning your baby and they begin eating solid foods or playing with small objects, they may be at risk of choking. Find out what to look for and what to do.

Who should I call?

At some point in their life, most people will witness or be involved in an accident or medical emergency. Knowing what to do and when you should call the emergency services can potentially save lives.