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- Teach children to never swim alone!
- All parents should learn CPR.
- Don’t assume someone else is watching your child.
- Actively supervise children in and around the pool
giving them undivided attention.
- Appoint a designated adult “water watcher” to watch
the children in the pool taking turns with other parents.
- Teach children how to tread water, float, and get
out of the pool.
- Enroll children age 4 and older in swim lessons.
- Don’t rely on “water wings” and other floatation
- Stay within arm’s reach.
- Know where the deep water is and know how far your
child can swim.
- Find out where diving is allowed.
- Do not dive in shallow water.
American Academy of Pediatrics; National Institute of Health;
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