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Finding yourself in a situation where you need to perform CPR on an infant is difficult and worrying thing to think about, let alone to have to do it. Infants would normally need CPR because of a respiratory problem, whereas adults normally need CPR because of a Cardiac (Heart) condition. This is why we first give 5 rescue breaths and then 30 compressions followed by 2 breaths. You then repeat 30:2 until you are relieved, the EMS arrive, the infant shows signs of recovery or you are too tired to continue.

When providing breaths, cover your mouth over the infant's mouth and nose or use a face shield. You just need to gently blow for one second until you see the chest rise. To do the compressions, place two fingers in the centre of the chest and push down at least one third the depth of the chest for the 30 compressions at a rate of 100 to 120 compressions per minute. 

With an infant you may be able to carry him to meet the paramedic and continue CPR while carefully carrying the infant if necessary but CPR is best done on a firm surface.

Always send a bystander to call EMS immediately if possible. If you are on your own, you should use the "Call Fast" approach and carry out 1 minute of CPR, then go and make the call.