A British radio presenter has revealed the moment of sheer terror when she had to use first aid to save her baby's life - just five days after taking a course.

Heart FM presenter Zoe Hardman, 34, described the incident as "the worst thing that could ever happen to a parent" when baby Luna, now six months old, suffered a seizure in January, reports the Daily Mail.

She says: "I had wanted to do a first aid course since before Luna was born and I finally got round to it one Monday."

The following Saturday, Zoe was home alone with Luna and stepdaughter Isla, three, as her rugby-player partner Paul Doran Jones, 31, was away.

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"I heard this horrible noise on the baby monitor from the nursery, and bolted over there.

"Luna was shaking and convulsing. She was deathly pale and was having problems breathing. If I hadn't had the course, I wouldn't have known what to do and would probably have panicked and clung on to her, which can be dangerous.

"But then the training kicked in and I knew I needed to stay calm. I put her on the floor in the recovery position and called 999."

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Emergency help arrived in minutes, and they were all rushed to hospital.

A urine infection and a fever peak of 40C are believed to have triggered the seizure.

Luna is now well, but Zoe says: "If I hadn't known what to do when she had the seizure, it could have been so much worse. It was so lucky that I'd had first aid training."