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Category Archives: Saved Lives

2 year old boy saved by good samaritan with LifeVac

Good Samaritan Saves 2-Year-Old Boy with LifeVac Device – #420

LifeVac is thrilled to share news of our 420th life saved On July 4th we received news of another Good Samaritan saving the life of a child. A 2-year-old boy choked on a grape causing a partial obstruction. A mom whose son has Cerebral Palsy purchased LifeVac as her son is prone to choking and […]

LifeVac used to save 2 year old girl from choking on hair clip

2-Year-Old Chokes on Hair Clip and is Saved with LifeVac – #419

LifeVac registers our 419th life saved On July 2nd it was reported to us that a 2-year-old little girl from Iowa choked on a small hair clip.  Choking rescue procedures were attempted but unfortunately failed. Thankfully this family saw a social media post and purchased a LifeVac. They utilized the rescue device and on the […]

LifeVac device used to save woman with COPD and Asthma #418

Woman with COPD and Asthma Chokes and Is Saved with LifeVac Device – #418

LifeVac is delighted to share details on our 418th life saved On July 3rd a 59-year-old woman with COPD and Asthma choked on a piece of watermelon. The whole family was at her mom’s house. Here is her sister’s testimonial of the choking that took place that day. “My sister Debbie, who is a 59-year-old Grandmother […]

15 Month old girl saved from choking with LifeVac Device

15-Month-Old Chokes on Banana and is Saved with LifeVac Device – #417

LifeVac announces our 417th life saved On July 2nd a 15-month-old baby girl began choking on a banana. She was not able to cough up the banana on her own.  Her mother saw her in her distress and grabbed her LifeVac.  On the second place, push, pull motion the rescue device dislodged the banana, and she […]

5 year old little girl chokes on candy and is saved with a LifeVac choking rescue device

5-Year-Old Girl Chokes on Candy and is Saved with LifeVac – #416

LifeVac announces news of our 416th life saved It was reported to us that on June 29th a 5-year-old little girl choked on a piece of candy. The candy caused a partial obstruction of her airway.  Her parents attempted BLS protocol but unfortunately, it was unsuccessful like in so many other cases. Thankfully the family had a […]

LifeVac used to save 5 year old from choking

5-Year-Old Chokes on Candy and is Saved with LifeVac – #415

LifeVac registers our 415th life saved It was reported to us on July 1st that a 5-year-old boy choked on an airhead candy causing a partial obstruction. His parents attempted a finger sweep, back blows first, and even tried the Heimlich maneuver. His mom then remembered she had a LifeVac kit.  She has bought several […]

LifeVac saves the life of an 11 month old that choked on paper #414

LifeVac Used to Save the Life of 11-Month-Old in Choking Emergency – #414

LifeVac is happy to share news of our 414th life saved It was reported to us that on June 26th an 11-month-old boy choked on paper of some sort causing a total obstruction. BLS protocol was attempted by the child’s parents but unfortunately was unsuccessful. LifeVac was used two times and successfully dislodged the object. “He […]

LifeVac saves 60 year old with dementia in care home #413

60-Year-Old with Dementia Chokes and is Saved with LifeVac – #413

LifeVac is delighted to share news from our partners in the UK of another life being saved A male resident in his 60’s, who suffers from Dementia, began choking on a piece of doughnut. The chewed-up food became a full airway obstruction. Staff acted quickly and accordingly delivering BLS first aid choking protocol. Sadly these […]

LifeVac saved little girl in choking emergency

5-Year-Old Chokes on Shrimp and is Saved with LifeVac – #412

LifeVac is overjoyed to share news of our 412th life saved On June 28th a 5-year-old girl choked on a piece of shrimp causing a total obstruction. She was unable to make a sound and turned bright red. The child’s dad did a finger sweep and attempted back blows but unfortunately, both were unsuccessful.  The mom quickly […]

LifeVac is used to save man from choking

43-Year-Old is Saved with LifeVac after Choking on Piece of Sausage – #411

LifeVac announces our 411th life saved “LifeVac Saves a Life near Saint John, Canada! We were thrilled to learn that LifeVac was used to assist a 43-year-old gentleman on June 1st in New Brunswick when he began choking on a piece of sausage. After back slaps and abdominal thrusts were first attempted and unfortunately failed, […]