The deputy found that there was something possibly stuck in the infant's throat.
He carefully turned the baby over and hit him several times on the back to dislodge whatever was in there.
The child then spit up what appeared to be mucus and began to cry.
"It looked a little scary for a minute, but once little Eduardo started crying, we knew he was going to be OK," said Dep. Barry Poltorak.
Paramedics took the baby to a local hospital for further evaluation, but he's going to be OK.