Fainting

This information is provided by the American Academy of Pediatrics.  For the complete first aid guide, click here.

If vomiting has occurred, turn your child onto one side to prevent choking. Check your child’s airway and breathing. If necessary, call 911 and begin rescue breathing and CPR. Elevate his feet above the level of his heart (about 12 inches). Do not give your child anything to drink.

Important note: The information contained here should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.

Source First Aid (Copyright © 2011 American Academy of Pediatrics)