The Chokeables teach you how to stop a baby from choking
Parents told us that over 40% of them have witnessed their own
baby choke and when we quizzed them on the first aid, we found that
almost four-fifths don’t know what to do in this situation.
We know parents have their hands full, so we've 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, 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
We hope people love the video and share it with their friends
and family, so that as many people as possible know some first
Other first aid resources for parents on our website include:
dedicated first aid advice videos, a download and keep first aid
poster, the St John Ambulance app, and an essential first aid
Real life story
Trudi Scrase saved her nine week old baby from
choking using her first aid training from St John
Ambulance. Watch Trudi tell her story