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.

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

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

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

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