BROOKLINE (CBS) – An emergency dispatcher helped a mother save her toddler over the phone in Brookline.

Police Lieutenant Philip Harrington told WBZ-TV a ten-year-old boy called 911 Tuesday afternoon because his one-year-old sister was not breathing.

The boy put his mother on the phone and the dispatcher walked her through the first steps of CPR.

Moments later, the little girl started breathing again, before rescuers arrived.

She was taken to a nearby hospital, treated and released.

Harrington said the girl stopped breathing because she had fallen in the kitchen, struck her head and was knocked unconscious.

Comments (2)
  1. kamaya says:

    how come the mother didnt know how to do cpr ??

  2. njuguna muigai says:

    I come from kenya an african country which it may considered developed as where, but women are given seminars on how to take care on their children when they take their children to be immunized or clinical care

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