Shantaniqua Nykole Scott, 17, allegedly committed the act so she could “make her life easier,” the report stated.
Police said Scott was caught on surveillance video pressing a blanket over the child’s face, before using only her hand, the article read.
Medical personnel revived the infant, who was barely breathing, before transferring him to the pediatric intensive care unit.
The boy is expected to fully recover.
Scott is charged with causing injury to a child, a first-degree felony punishable by up to life in prison.
She is being held on $25,000 bail.