Siri Called an Ambulance for Baby Girl Who Stopped Breathing

Desperate mom shouted to her dropped iPhone for help.

ByABC News
June 8, 2016, 7:44 AM

LONDON— -- When an Australian mother discovered that her 1-year-old daughter, Giana, had stopped breathing, she reportedly turned to her iPhone’s Siri for help.

"I picked her up and sat down with her on the floor,” Stacey Gleeson told Australian 7 News. “And as I checked her airways, I looked over and remembered my phone.”

Gleeson said she had dropped her phone in panic but was able to call for help by saying: “Hey Siri, call the ambulance,” while resuscitating her daughter.

“It might have given the precious moments that Stacey needed to revive Giana,” the father, Nick Gleeson, told 7 News.

The incident happened in Queensland, Australia, back in March, but the family is now sharing the story.

In the newest Apple iPhones, the computer program Siri can be activated by saying, “Hey, Siri.”

"It helped save our daughter's life,” Stacey Gleeson said, “and I never thought I'd have to go through something like that.”