Two thumb-encircling hands chest compression in infant (2 rescuers)
This color illustration shows the two-thumb-encircling hands chest compression technique for infants, which is recommended when CPR is provided by 2 rescuers. The illustration shows the infant in the supine position with one rescuer keeping the airway open and performing ventilation. Meanwhile, the other rescuer is encircling the infant’s chest with both hands as fingers are spread around the thorax. Thumbs are placed over the lower third of the sternum. The rescuer’s thumbs forcefully compress the sternum. This figure is copyright 2015 by the American Heart Association.