Parenting - Other | 3-12 yrs

Swimming Pool Safety Tips For Children

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Children love to be in the water. During the warm summer months, families with their toddlers in tow head to the beach, a pond, a lake or a nearby swimming pool. Sounds fun, right?

No doubt, pools are a great source of endless fun – but they can be dangerous as well, especially if there is a toddler or a child accompanying you. For, you never know when a fun-filled moment can turn into tragedy. However, by following some simple pool safety tips, parents can ensure the safety of their children and also have a refreshingly good time.

Parents.com, in one of its articles, gives out valuable safety tips such as never turning your back on your child when she is in the water- not even for a moment, keeping a hand on toddlers at all times while in the pool and not dunking the child in the water even though it may seem fun.

Some other precautionary measures that you can take include fencing your private pool with a high wall that children cannot scale, getting swimming lessons for your children, using drain covers to avoid injury and using sunscreen to avoid sunburn.

So, there you are. With summer a few months away, make sure you put these tips to use so that you and your children can enjoy your pool time safely.

To know more on swimming pool safety tips for children, please click through the pages of this ClipBook.

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