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Getting their Ears and Face wet

It’s very important for your child to become comfortable and familiar with the water, before proceeding to toddler swimming lessons. There are many steps you can take to introduce the water as an every day, fun part of life. Ears For many babies and toddlers, the sensation of having their ears wet is initially uncomfortable, […]

September 3, 2011 0
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Swimming Diapers and Nappies for Babies

Everything You Need to Know but Were Afraid to Ask Have you ever been at a pool and seen someone’s toddler go in the water in a regular diaper? The diaper swells alarmingly, absorbing pool water like a dehydrated sponge. If left on, eventually it will begin to leak the sodium polyacrylate crystals (the polymer […]

September 3, 2011 0
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Water Familiarisation for Newborns

Obviously you can’t teach a newborn baby to swim… yet. However, this is an important time where a baby can learn to be comfortable in the water. By introducing a couple of fun games at bathtime, you can set a good foundation for the future because your baby will come to associate the water with […]

August 12, 2011 0
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Toddler Swimming & The Weather

Swimming with your toddlers is great fun and can be enjoyed all year round, especially if you’ve got access to a heated pool. If your pool is outdoors, keep these pointers in mind to help you all have a safe and fun time. Sun Going for a swim on a sunny day is great – […]

January 12, 2011 0
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Holding your Baby in the Pool

When introducing babies to the swimming pool, they obviously require full support and assistance from an adult to help them become comfortable with the water and this new environment. A variety of different “holds” and support postures are suitable for babies as they increase in age, ability, and their level of comfort in the pool. […]

October 11, 2010 0
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At what Age can we start?

At what age is teaching a toddler swimming appropriate? At any age they can be introduced to the water, but their development will dictate what you are able to teach.

October 11, 2010 0