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If the baby is not breathing normally, find the compression landmark.
For babies under 1 year of age, the compression rate is at least 100 compressions a minute.
breathing is more important to do for
children and babies than adults. Give 30 compressions to 2 breaths.
Do 5 cycles of 30 compressions to 2 breaths before you call 911.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Current as ofMay 23, 2014
Current as of:
May 23, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & David Messenger, MD
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