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Welcome to our 123 CPR BLOG! Below you will find fun and helpful articles, recipes, tip, and more, to help keep your family safe & healthy around the home, your employees healthy & active around your workplace, your students and teachers safe & healthy in your schools, and more! Read exciting stories about how CPR saves lives and keep up to date on new techniques!

Deadly Household Item for Children

123 CPR is a family owned and operated company; when our son/grandson was thought to have swallowed a watch battery after finding one in his mouth this past summer, we sprung into action, rushed him to the emergency room and he was immediately given x-rays to determine that he didn’t swallow one, thank goodness! The […]

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The Emotional Side of Performing CPR

At the end of each First Aid course, 123 CPR talks about possible emotions that many people experience after performing CPR. According to the American Heart Association: The life you save with CPR is mostly likely to be a loved one. Four out of five cardiac arrests happen at home. Statistically speaking, if called on to […]

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Kids & Water In The Winter

(Baby Morgan seen floating as instructed by Colleen with “My Safe Swimmers” – Photo Used With Permission) Summer is over, but that doesn’t mean that water hazards are no longer around! Are you waiting until the spring season, next year, to enroll your child in swim lessons? If so, we contacted Colleen with, “My Safe […]

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Veterans Day

At 123 CPR, our owner and teachers want to take a moment to recognize, not only the veterans that are close to each of us individually, but all veterans who have sacrificed it all to serve us and protect us. “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is […]

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What Happen’s When Babies Get Stung By Scorpions…

Living in Arizona, it comes as no shock to most of us when we see a scorpion. Many of us have either been stung or know someone close to us who has been stung. We hear of the standard symptoms: extreme burning pain at the site of the sting, increase in pain throughout the body […]

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Women’s Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart Attack Symptoms In Women – Written by an ER Nurse/Heart Attack Survivor: Women rarely have the same dramatic heart attack symptoms that men have … you know, the sudden stabbing pain in the chest, the cold sweat, grabbing the chest & dropping to the floor that we see in movies. Here is the story […]

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2 Near-Drownings In 4 Days – 5 Ways They Could Have Been Prevented

100% of the time, drownings and near drowning incidents are 100% preventable. Should I say that again? 100% of the time, drownings and near drowning incidents are 100% preventable! But we see year after year after year, 25 children dead, 23 children dead, 27 children dead, not to mention those on life support or dealing […]

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1 Year Old Does CPR!!! You Are Never TOO Young To Learn!!

Many times when people call in to schedule a class, they have children and they ask the question, “How old does my child have to be to take one of your classes?” Our response: “YOU ARE NEVER TOO YOUNG TO LEARN CPR!!!” Check out a video of one of our instructor’s 1 year old son […]

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Grandmas Babysitting Prevents Alzheimer’s?

Ok guys! Load up the kids and send them off to Grandma’s house!!! For HER benefit of course! Not only do Grandmamas typically JUMP at the chance to cuddle our little one’s but a new study, published in Menopause, the journal of the North American Menopause Society, finds post-menopausal women who spend time taking care of grandkids […]

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Tattoo Rehabilitation – She Tattooed Her Face Back To Beauty

The skill and talent that goes into creating intricate tattoo’s is incredible. We have seen the evolution of tattoos progress over the 20th and 21st century. From Traditional, to Realism, to the use of more vibrant colors, to complex cover ups, and more recently, 3D tattoos! Regardless of how beautiful they are, using tattooing as […]

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