Bill to teach pregnant women infant CPR passes Oklahoma Senate

Woman showing infant CPR on training doll. Performing two finger chest compression.
Woman showing infant CPR on training doll. Performing two finger chest compression.(KOLO)
Published: Mar. 9, 2022 at 10:35 AM CST
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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (KSWO) - A bill to require medical providers to teach pregnant women CPR and basic first aid for infants has passed the Oklahoma Senate.

Senate Bill 1462, also known as “Ava’s Law,” was introduced by Senator Jessica Garvin of Stephens County.

Garvin said she introduced the bill after a friend of hers lost her daughter unexpectedly.

The bill now heads to the House for approval.

If the bill is signed into law, it would go into effect Nov. 1.

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