Heimlich maneuver for a toddler @Donnia Woods This is the one I used. Good pictures, explanations and links to video demonstrations re choking, CPR. Learn these steps from WebMD for helping a choking child. Young children often swallow small objects. Because choking cuts off To perform abdominal thrusts (Heimlich maneuver) on someone else. How to perform the Heimlich Maneuver on your baby or child. medical director of the emergency department at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Children can lose consciousness quickly so it's important to know how to effectively clear the airway by performing the Heimlich maneuver. demonstrates how to perform the heimlich maneuver on both a child and infant, CHOC Children's Comments are disabled for this video. CS Mott Children's Hospital | Michigan Medicine logo - Home and may turn gray or blue. The Heimlich maneuver can help get the food or object out. WARNING: Do not try the Heimlich maneuver unless you are sure the person is choking.