Note: Your progress in watching these videos WILL NOT be tracked. These training videos are the same videos you will experience when you take the full Family First Aid program. You may begin the training for free at any time to start officially tracking your progress toward your certificate of completion.

The recovery position you use for adults and children is not the same as you would use for an infant, if the child is under 1 year old, you will need to do things differently.

After you have checked for breathing and checked that there are no injuries and the infant remains unconscious you should cradle the infant in your arms, facing towards you with their head tilted downwards, supporting their body using your arm and one hand body while your other hand supports their head. Holding them in this position not only prevents them from choking on their tongue or inhaling vomit, it also allows you to closely monitor them easily.  Keep checking for breathing and check their circulation by looking at their lips to make sure they are the usual healthy colour, you will also be able to see if they regain consciousness. Holding them in this position provides warmth and comfort the child and allows you to go and call the emergency services or call for someone to help you, if you do need to walk around, make sure that you take care and look where you are going. Your focus will be on the infant, but it is important to make sure that you do not slip, trip or fall.