Toddler fights for life after near drowning at home

A two-year-old girl is fighting for her life after she was pulled from the pool by her mother, in Sydney’s northwest on Tuesday.

It is understood the girl was found face down in the pool by her mother in the Sydney suburb of Seven Hills, according to CareFlight.

It is also understood the girl was face down in the water for several minutes before being rescued.

A CareFlight Helicopter was called to a residence in Sydney's north-west, after a two-year-old was found face-down in a pool. Source: Supplied - Careflight.

It is believed the girl was pulled out of the pool, where she had been for several minutes, by her mother. Bystanders administered CPR on the girl until paramedics from Ambulance NSW were on scene to provide initial treatment.

At 11.05am Tuesday morning, Careflight’s Rapid Response Helicopter was called and was on the scene within eight minutes.

Once CareFlight’s specialist doctor and a critical care paramedic were on scene, they put the two-year-old into a medically induced coma to stabilise her and then transported by road ambulance the girl to the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

The girl remains in a critical condition and is undergoing treatment from CareFlight’s aeromedical team.

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