A new video from St. John Ambulance teaches parents how to perform CPR on an infant.

To know how to perform CPR, you just follow the steps in the song:

You first place the infant on a flat surface and tilt their head back. You cover their mouth and nose with your mouth, then give five small puffs of air, each lasting about one second. Next, use two fingers in the center of their chest to pump 30 times at a rate of 100 to 120 pumps per minute. After that, you repeat the sequence with two puffs and 30 pumps until help arrives.

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Safe Sleep

Each year in the United States, thousands of babies die suddenly and unexpectedly. Some of these deaths result from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death, such as suffocation

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Zika

Zika infection during pregnancy can cause a serious birth defect called microcephaly that is a sign of incomplete brain development. Doctors have also found other problems in pregnancies and among fetuses and infants infected with Zika virus before birth. 

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Disaster Safety for Expecting and New Parents

Disasters, such as wildfires, hurricanes, and floods, can be unpredictable and devastating. Learn general tips to get prepared before a disaster and what to do in case of a disaster to help keep you and your family safe and healthy.

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