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Why Your Child Could Be Scared of Water and Swimming

Why Your Child Could Be Scared of Water and Swimming

One of the best ways you can get your child over this type of fear is to allow them to get comfortable with swimming at their own pace.

Image of a child crying whilst the teacher is talking to them calmly.  A child afraid of water is normal for a beginner.
 Child Afraid of Water

There are many different reasons why your child might be afraid of water and swimming. One of the things that you need to realize is that this fear is common and normal. There are many scenarios that may be making your child afraid of swimming such as falling or slipping into the pool or even having water splashed on their face.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Water should be fun for your child as should swimming, so try to build their confidence.
  • Pools can be scary for children and it's important to let them get comfortable with pools and others swimming around them.
  • Some scary things that can happen in the water include slipping into the pool or getting splashed in the face.

"And, how to help their kids if they are not really interested in swimming or even a dislike about water or even getting their faces wet."

Read more: https://www.bluewaveswim.co.uk/news/why-your-child-could-be-scared-of-water-and-swimming/


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