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Rookie policeman saves newborn from choking after she turned purple in dramatic clip

Rookie policeman saves newborn from choking after she turned purple in dramatic clip


A quick-thinking policeman saved the life of a choking newborn by drawing on his own experiences with his young daughter.

Rookie officer Cody Hubbard, 23, responded to a 911 call for a three-week-old baby boy who was choking on anti-gas drops last Saturday.

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He rushed to the first-time parents’ home in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, and saw the distressed parents waiting at the porch.

Dramatic bodyworn footage, shared by Pottsville Police Department, shows Grady, the three-week-old infant, is struggling to get air while his grandmother hands him over to Cody.

The baby is not responding and starting to turn purple, so Cody quickly jumps into action to save him.

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The baby's mother was visibly distressed when she realised her baby was choking on medicine
The baby’s mother was visibly distressed when she realised her baby was choking on medicine

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He pats little Grady on the back and turns him facing downward.

Then he lifts him up and gently squeezes his body under the armpit to help dislodge the medicine.

Finally Grady starts to respond and makes a crying sound.

“There we go, there we go,” the policeman says. “Come on.”

Cody later told FOX16 that he did it from his own experience with his daughter.

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Policeman Cody gently squeezed little Grady under the armpit to dislodge the anti-gas drops and clear his airway
Policeman Cody gently squeezed little Grady under the armpit to dislodge the anti-gas drops and clear his airway



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He said: “Pretty much for the Lord to be on my side on this one.

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“Whenever I rolled up on this call, anytime I deal with something that involves a child, I think about how the parents would want me to treat the child as if it was mine.”

He was left crying in happy tears when he returned to the patrol car.

“I started just kind of bawling because, you know, it felt good to see how that turned out,” Cody said. “Mentally, I just broke down. I was crying, but it was happy tears.

“It was life-changing.”



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Rookie policeman Cody Hubbard, who is also a father himself, was praised for his heroic act for saving Grady
Rookie policeman Cody Hubbard, who is also a father himself, was praised for his heroic act for saving Grady

New father Joe Chronister thanked him for saving his son.

He said: “We were trying everything, and it seemed like he [Cody] knew exactly what to do.

“Got him breathing and got him crying, which is a good thing. He saved my baby’s life.”

Cody’s heroic act was recognised by the police department and he is set be given an award later this month to honour the fact that he saved a life.





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