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    Swimming Rules
    Swimming Rules Whether in a pool, a lake, or the ocean, many of the same basic rules apply: Teach your child never to swim anywhere alone. (That's good advice for adults, too.) Always have school-age children supervised by a lifeguard or other ...
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    Is My Child Ready for Swimming Lessons?
    Is My Child Ready for Swimming Lessons? Many parents wonder how old their child needs to be to start swimming lessons. The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its guidelines in Spring 2010 and now advocates swimming lessons for kids as youn...
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    Using the Pool Safely
    Using the Pool Safely Safety Savvy If you learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), you could save your child's life. Many children have been revived because an adult was able to begin CPR immediately, rather than have to wait for the arrival o...
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    Safety Precautions for Residential Pools
    Safety Precautions for Residential Pools Tales from the Safety Zone We're making headway in protecting kids from drowning and near-drowning. The National SAFE KIDS Campaign reports that child drownings declined 30 percent in the last decade. The...
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    Pool Safety for Kids
    Pool Safety for KidsPreventing Child Drownings In some of the nation's sunbelt, drowning has been the leading cause of accidental death in the home of children under 5 years old. The information below can help parents and caregivers provide young...
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    Six-Year-Old Refuses to Swim
    It's quite normal to be frightened of the steps it takes to learn to swim. ...
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    Pool Safety
    Pool Safety There's nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than a dip in a cool pool. But there are plenty of potential hazards poolside, so be informed and alert in order to ensure the safety of your friends and family. Never leave a child ...