#thechokeables Choking Baby First Aid – Win a First Aid Kit

August 18, 2015
If your child starting choking would you know what to do?

St John Ambulance, believe that everyone should have the skills and confidence to know what to do in an emergency. Knowing basic first aid can be the difference between life and death – and every week they hear of new people whose lives have been saved because someone nearby knew what to do.

40% of parents asked by St John Ambulance have witnessed their own baby choke and almost four-fifths don’t know what to do in this situation so they have made a short memorable video, The Chokeables – featuring the voices of David Walliams, David Mitchell, Johnny Vegas and Sir John Hurt – that shows people how to help a choking baby.

In The Chokeables, a video launched earlier this year, the celebrities take on the characters of animated objects that could potentially choke babies: a small princess toy, a pen lid, a jelly baby and a peanut. They’ve joined together because they’ve had enough and want to show how easy it is to save a choking baby’s life.

In just 40 seconds you can learn how to give first aid to a choking baby.

For more information click here.

Win a first aid kit

For your chance to win a first aid kit simply complete the rafflecopter below.
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Terms and Conditions

UK residents only
Winner chosen at random via rafflecopter
Competition starts at 12am on 19/08/15 and ends at 12am on 26/08/15
Prize is one first aid kit
The winner will be announced within seven days of the competition closing
The winner has 28 days to claim their prize. If the winner fails to claim their prize within 28 days an alternative winner will be chosen


  • Lina – Cookies and Cwtches

    August 18, 2015 at 8:04 pm

    What a great video – and such an important message. I'll be sharing this thank you!

    1. Emily

      August 18, 2015 at 8:14 pm

      Hi Lina, thanks for your comment! It's a great video, very memorable with a very important message x

  • Hannah Latoya Bond

    August 18, 2015 at 10:21 pm

    Great post. Knowing first aid is a great skill to have, especially if you have kids x

    1. Emily

      August 22, 2015 at 8:17 pm

      Hi Hannah, thanks for your comment. It's so important to have first aid skill. I agree even more so if you're a parent x

  • Sarah Howe – Run Jump Scrap

    August 19, 2015 at 1:11 pm

    Great post. My hubby had the choking issue when I was away one. Luckily my girly coughed it up and all was ok but every bit of advice can be so useful. Thanks for sharing with #bestandworst and see you soon xx

    1. Emily

      August 22, 2015 at 8:17 pm

      Hi Sarah, thanks for your comment. It must have been pretty scary for your husband. Knowing what to do definitely helps x

  • LittleOandme

    August 19, 2015 at 7:01 pm

    Fab post. Oliver was premature and whilst he was in SCBU we were offered a free first aid course which covered lots on choking. I do need to refresh though as in an emergency I am sure I would panic.
    Becky- LittleOandme

    1. Emily

      August 22, 2015 at 8:18 pm

      Hi Becky, thanks for your comment. It's great you were offered that. Our twins were premature too, but we weren't offered anything like that x

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