This video by the St John’s Ambulance Service demonstrates CPR for babies under the age of one.
This video by the St John’s Ambulance Service demonstrates CPR for children over the age of one year.
This video by the St John’s Ambulance Service demonstrates What to do if Your Baby is Choking
This video by the The British Red Cross demonstrates How to Save a Choking Child
We strongly advise you to contact the Speech and Language Therapy Service urgently if you think your child is:
If you live within the Cardiff and Vale area, please contact our service on 029 2183 6585.
Lots of parents do find weaning babies and moving toddlers onto different types of foods extremely difficult. It may be that the symptoms are not as serious as those described above but gagging, spitting food out, refusing food and even vomiting are frequent concerns that parents want help with to manage.
Firstly, consider if your child is unwell, constipated or experiencing the discomfort of reflux and if this is a possibility discuss with your GP/Health visitor as these symptoms will affect feeding.
Have a look at the advice sheets below for ideas on managing gagging, introducing solids, trying new foods and moving on with textures. Try the strategies suggested in the advice sheets but if your concerns persist please contact the Speech and Language Therapy department for further advice.
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