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Infant Swimming: What You Should Know About Babies & Water

A baby being carried by its mother.

If you’re a new parent who owns a swimming pool, baby swimming may be something you’re already considering. Infant survival swimming classes are widely available. Online videos abound offering instruction, demonstrations, and advice for parents of babies who want to introduce them to the water early. Even with training, however, a backyard pool presents hazards […]

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5 Injuries That Can Occur Outside The Pool

Two pairs of feat sticking out of a pool and resting on the edge.

Swimming pool accidents don’t have to involve being in the swimming pool itself. In fact thousands of pool injuries a year–both minor and major–happen in pool areas without the victim ever entering the water. Many of these accidents are easily avoided with a little caution, an eye toward prevention, and persistence in promoting a safer […]