This is the moment a texting mother ignores her drowning toddler for more than 90 seconds, as she desperately struggles in a children’s pool, on her first birthday.

The distressing footage shows the mum brushing away the girl’s attempts for attention, turning away from the pool to continue using her phone.

The toddler Xiao Ai has been in a coma since the July 31 tragedy, on the day of her first birthday, relying on a breathing apparatus to stay alive.

The girl remained in intensive care at Fujian Provincial Hospital, according to Haixia Metro