By CBSNewYork Team

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — An incredible act of heroism was caught on camera when a baby started choking at Newark Liberty International Airport.

The TSA says a panicked mother shouted for help when she saw her 2-month-old son was not breathing.

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Officer Cecilia Morales jumped into action over the checkpoint conveyer belt to grab the baby.

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She performed the Heimlich maneuver on the little boy, and he started breathing again. He’s doing well now.

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The TSA says Morales was recently hired and has 10 years of EMT experience.

CBSNewYork Team