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Toddler Swimming Lessons
The Importance of Toddler Swimming Lessons A sixth-grade boy and a nurse joined forces to save the life of a toddler in Omaha, Nebraska, after the three-year-old was spotted at the bottom of a swimming pool in this metropolitan area. Preston Caniglia is just 12 years old, but he was honored as a hero by...
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Drowning Prevention Classes
Drowning Prevention Classes from Baby Otter Swim School After the tragic drowning deaths of four children within three weeks in the southwest Florida area, many authorities in our region are recommending drowning prevention classes for children to provide added protection against this serious threat. Investing in practical swimming lessons and drowning prevention classes is a...
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Drowning Prevention
Swimming Lessons for Drowning Prevention The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently updated its guidance to include a recommendation that children as young as one year of age receive swimming lessons. This is part of the overall drowning prevention campaign put in place by the AAP and is intended to provide children with the survival...
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Childhood Swimming Lessons with Baby Otter Swim School Making sure that your children are water-safe is essential to protect them against the risks of swimming pools and other bodies of water. A pediatrician in Chandler, Arizona, is even prescribing childhood swimming lessons to her patients as a way to prevent accidental drownings among younger children...
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childhood swimming classes
Childhood Swimming Classes at Baby Otter Swim School Between 2015 and 2017, about 6,400 children were treated each year for non-fatal drowning incidents. Almost 1,000 children lost their lives to drowning in 2017. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, childhood swimming classes should begin at one year of age. This can significantly reduce the...
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Childhood Swimming Lessons
A recent incident in Atlanta that resulted in a 10-year-old girl saving her three-year-old sister from drowning in an apartment complex swimming pool is generating a good deal of discussion about the importance of water safety. Experts recommend beginning childhood swimming lessons at an early age, noting that the right instructional strategies can help even...
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Children Swimming Lessons
Professional Children Swimming Lessons The near-drowning of a six-year-old boy in a backyard pool in Palm Coast, Florida, could have led to his death. After this traumatic event, however, the boy did not avoid the water. Instead, his mother invested in swimming lessons that have made him safer in the water and have reduced his...
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young girl in shallow end of pool
National Drowning Prevention Month As the weather heats up, it’s hard to avoid the water; pools, lakes, beaches, rivers and, in Florida, canals. Unfortunately, Drowning is the second leading cause of death among children aged 1-14, and children aged 1-4 are at the highest risk in their own backyard pools. May has been named National...
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Childhood Drowning Prevention
Childhood Drowning Prevention Program As featured in a recent news story, one local mother is making sure her child is safe from drowning in the most practical way possible. When Casey Staudt’s daughter, Parker, was born, she knew she wanted to protect her from the dangers of the world. To that end, Casey enrolled Parker...
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Drowning Prevention
Drowning Prevention Experts Making sure your little ones have the skills necessary to stay afloat in water will provide you with greater peace of mind throughout their lives. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), drowning is the leading cause of injury-related deaths in children aged one to four years. To combat these avoidable...
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