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Safety & Prevention

Swimming lessons for infants and toddlers do not prevent children from drowning. Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injury and death among children. Whenever infants and toddlers are in water, an adult should be within an arm’s length. Your child always needs an adult present, at all times to prevent drowning.

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Last Updated
5/11/2013
Source
A Minute for Kids
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.