Act immediately according to the following:
1. Approach the bed and check that baby is breathing. Note pallor (color of skin), muscle tone and movement.
2. If baby does not seem normal, pinch baby's heel and check that there is no cause for choking, such as an object lodged in baby's throat. When breathing resumes, consult a doctor.
3. If breathing does not resume, apply first aid and seek medical assistance immediately.