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How to Help Your Child Build Confidence in the Water

There are a few different things that you can do in order to help your child build confidence in the water. One of the most important things that you can do is start small and build their confidence over time.

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Confident Swimming

This can mean starting your child in a bathtub with a water level that just covers their lower half. Make sure to start with warm water as well. You also want to get your child goggles so they can put their face in the water and still see.

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Key Takeaways:

  • Make sure you start slow, such as introducing your child to a controlled water environment like a bathtub first.
  • Get your child goggles that fit so they won't get any water in their eyes and therefore can keep them open the entire time.
  • You can blow bubbles in the water to have some fun and encourage your child to get their face wet.

"To many, being submerged into water is a terrifying experience even if they have never had a negative encounter with water."

Read more: https://www.safesplash.com/blog/baby-strokes-how-to-ease-your-child-into-the-water


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