The Pregnancy Show Presents: Learn about Toddler CPR - Part 2.
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Melanie 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 adults CPR techniques, so its important to seek out the right CPR classes, and CD CPR in Toronto is just the place to go. Maureen Mcllveen: So we are going to reassure him of course, right come for him they can go touch with the parents and make sure he gets out seen perfectly today. Melanie Raposo: Okay. Maureen Mcllveen: Great and it quite often can be in an emergency room for complications. Melanie Raposo: Okay. Maureen Mcllveen: Now when we are finding that spot were to put our hand, where exactly it sure to find on ourselves is, where exactly would you or how you do find it. Maureen Mcllveen: Super one really quick simple method is to take like your fore arms rest them on your hips, and just make as you make your fist just go across. Melanie Raposo: Okay. Maureen Mcllveen: Right usually you want to get your boom right in to the right location. Melanie Raposo: And then your hand. Maureen Mcllveen: Are your couple of the hand, people often ask which hand goes in your choice, lot of people seems to like to put their dominant hand in, but again your choice right. And pressure inwards and up wards that's right. Melanie Raposo: You can't actually you can feel that. Maureen Mcllveen: Yes, yes even stimulating you know yourself doesn't feel pleasant right so certainly you can image in that could be causing damage from that after wards. Melanie Raposo: Okay, I know some times when some one chokes your, initial reaction is to hit them on the back, that can actually make it worse is that correct. Maureen Mcllveen: The research on this has been a kind of debatable short we says, so they find yes for the infant we do and we mention the reason why, any one usually over when you are original we don't, in a few cases they found it could some objects in further and also might panic the person if I look like I'm going to jump up to them and smack them, some people will suggest again incorrectly that the chocking person should swallow a soft piece of bread, because that will push down what they are choking on keep in mind the by standard may not under stand the anatomy involved we really don't want to introduce more foreign objects in there right now, best to encourage coughing, if its beyond that we would like to step any for help. Melanie Raposo: As long as they are coughing they are okay, we just have to you know just talk to them and say croup it up, there is nothing else really to do with that point except religious. Maureen Mcllveen: We are comforting presence that's right, I want them with me, imagine being out with the friend who might be having difficulty at the restaurant, what is their tendency, they will some times want to get up and run to the wash room, right because they are feeling embarrassed, I don't want that, I don't want them behind a locked washroom cubicle door where we can get to them so I'm with them or they are with me right. Melanie Raposo: Okay. Maureen Mcllveen: And that way we can keep providing encouragement and reassurance, another thing to consider to is that some could have a medical condition. I might have misunderstood the situation, I see this happening in the shopping mall during holiday shopping or something I approach the parent, the child could be an asthmatic, they might really need their inhaler or their puffer and not me performing this, all they have an allergic reaction, this things can be here confusing, and some one could have a severe cold perhaps and that's why they are coughing so its good to try to establish what the issue is.