Every parent's worst nightmare is for something awful to happen to their child, especially something life threatening.
But, if a situation arises, would you be able to do what is necessary to save your child? Or would you freeze in fear or panic?
One little boy knew just what to do when he discovered his younger brother face-down in a pool.
Ten-year-old Jacob O'Connor saw his toddler brother Dylan floating face-down in a pool. Keeping a cool head, he remembered a scene from a movie he had watched, "San Andreas." Jacob was able to pull Dylan out of the pool and started doing chest compressions, mimicking what he saw Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson do in the movie.
Just as Jacob knew what to do from simply watching a movie, you and your family can be ready for emergency situations. Consider taking a family CPR class. Learning the basics will help you be more prepared. Additionally, you can take first aid classes and learn other techniques to prevent further injury or to even save a life.
You're never too old or too young to learn what to do in scary situations. Knowledge and training can help you keep it together and know what to do in an emergency.
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