HIGH RIDGE, Mo. – A suburban St. Louis high school student is being credited with saving a baby’s life.
KSDK-TV reports that Hillsboro High School student Abby Snodgrass knew what to do with an 11-month-old stopped breathing Wednesday inside a Walmart store in High Ridge.
Snodgrass was in a dressing room when she heard an emergency call. She ran out to find a crowd surrounding the infant and panicked mother.
Snodgrass had recently learned CPR in school. She began doing chest compressions and the child began breathing again.
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High Ridge Fire District Chief Mike Arnhart says the child may not have survived if not for Snodgrass’ quick actions.