Baby First Aid Workshop (Online)

What is the PPC Online Baby First Aid Workshop?

We recognise how valuable basic first aid knowledge is as a parent and in life generally. Our Baby First Aid session is a non-certificated workshop aiming to give confidence to parents in dealing with common childhood emergencies.

At present the session is being delivered over Zoom. The workshop is facilitated live by Liz Foster who has a background in health care.

The workshop uses demonstrations, videos, quizzes and class discussions. The course is hands on and participants are asked to make a ‘towel baby’ or bring a soft toy to the class to practice procedures such as CPR and choking.


Liz demonstrating helping a baby who is choking

What does the session cover?

Unconscious baby & child (0-12 years)
Choking (0-12 years)
Bump to head
Broken Bones
Allergic Reaction
Febrile Seizure


Who is the course suitable for?

All expectant parents, parents, grandparents & carers. The course focuses on babies up to the age of one year, however CPR and management of choking in children up to the age of 12 is also covered.Who is the course suitable for?


What to expect?

The workshop lasts for 2 hours and 30 minutes. The first half of the session covers C.P.R and choking. The second half covers signs that your baby is unwell and moves on to common childhood first aid situations.  There is a break half way through the workshop for participants to go and make themselves a cup of tea.

Booking & Information:

Our online Baby First Aid workshops run from 2pm -4:30pm on Tuesdays & Saturdays. Current 2021 dates are agreed as follows:

  • 26th January
  • 9th February
  • 23rd February
  • 27th February
  • 23rd March
  • 27th March

 We ask you to register interest with our office via email at: for any dates above.

We are also able to offer private Baby first aid workshops if you are a small group (up to 8) who wish to take part in the course together. Dates and prices can be discussed directly with the PPC by contacting the office on the details below.

Cost: Suggested donation is £20 per individual or £30 per couple. The donation includes follow up links from facilitator.  However, all our classes have concessionary rates as we never turn anyone due to financial constraint. Please contact us about this if you need to know more.


What other parents have said about our Baby & Child First Aid Course

“Excellent and informative course for the most worrying problems that might arise – thanks very much!”

“Appreciated how Liz had time to answer all questions that came up”

“Feel so much more equipped without being scared”

“I liked this course very much – I will send my husband now!”





To book a place  please contact the Pregnancy and Parents Centre office,

188 Pleasance EH8 9RT

by  email .

Please note our office telephone is not manned during remote working in light of Coronavirus restrictions.