The Pregnancy Show Presents: Learn about Toddler CPR - Part 1.
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Malenie Raposo: Hi everybody I'm Melanie Raposo, and welcome to the pregnancy show, its always a good idea to take a CPR class, but especially if you have little ones running around in home, infant and toddlers CPR techniques are different than adult CPR techniques, so its important to seek out the right CPR classes, and CD CPR in Toronto is just the place to go. Till after they are one the third toddler what do we do if they are a choking. Maureen Mcllveen: Okay, right and certainly that the child portion of the material covers actually from one year to 8 years of age. Melanie Raposo: Okay Maureen Mcllveen: So we have to imagine from over this guy has less where but if he was chocking I'm going to hold him up for a second and pretend we are at the childrens birthday party. Melanie Raposo: Okay Maureen Mcllveen: Right pretty unfortunately could be an example of where a child might choke. So it tend to be excited the distracted may not be paying attention to what they are eating and what they are doing, and this fellows being running around of the party I see him and I approach him because he is coughing, so I encourage him to keep coughing, right, so keep coughing you are doing a great job I'm going to stay right here with you, well see he gets worse. Now he cant cough or speak to me, he is what we now called severe chocking, right, so no effective speech cough or breathing so I'm going to offer help to him, I'm going to see the parents round at the party I'm the responsible adult, its not that I specifically need his concern but I would say I'm here trying to help you, I'm nearly behind him try to relax, I take a flood first and then you want to place volley ball you know they recognize this fist wrap the thumb above the navel, cope it with the other hand and you shout inwards and up wards, as if towards your shoulder blades. Melanie Raposo: Okay Maureen Mcllveen: Its kind of a example right, I would like his body weight slightly against me, that way if he does loose consciousness, hopefully he slides down I catch his head and try to position him face up. Melanie Raposo: Okay Maureen Mcllveen: If he is tangling forward he is more of a tendency to go home and may be pulling you with that one. How many do we do? As many as it takes, how hard do we do them with the intention of this larger the object. Melanie Raposo: Okay Maureen Mcllveen: And I keep trying to reassure him and I probably want someone else taking the other children out of the room, and I liked some one available for a now moment call. Melanie Raposo: okay Maureen Mcllveen: And again if the object is expelled we immediately get in touch with the parents we want him to be a assessed for complications right away.
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