The photo shoots were excellent and so worth the money. My 5 year old is now in mainstream swimming but swims in class with 8-9 years olds and that’s all because of Water Babies. I would highly recommend it to anyone considering baby classes.
Are water babies good?
Physical benefits for your baby
Being in the water helps your baby move independently before they can crawl or walk. It’s a safe place for them to explore their balance, meaning they’ll become a lot more coordinated out of the water too – so less bumps as they learn to stand on their own two feet!
Is it safe to dunk a baby under water?
Don’t dunk a baby underwater. Although infants may naturally hold their breath, they’re just as likely to swallow water. That’s why babies are more susceptible to the bacteria and viruses in pool water and lakes that can cause stomach flu and diarrhea.
What age is water babies for?
Ages4 months – 3+ years
WaterBabies is a guided water experience using songs and games to build confidence, develop motor skills, and teach personal water safety to parents and children.
How much does a water baby cost?
Water Birth Costs
If you buy your own tub or pool for a home birth, it can range between $65 to $500 depending on how fancy you go.
How common is secondary drowning in babies?
While drowning is the second leading cause of accidental death among children, and fifth leading cause for all ages, dry drowning and secondary drowning are both extremely rare. Typically these post-immersion respiratory syndromes only occur after a near drowning incident.
How do I know if my baby is dry drowning?
Symptoms of dry drowning
- difficulty breathing or speaking.
- irritability or unusual behavior.
- chest pain.
- low energy or sleepiness after a water incident.
What happens if a baby inhales water?
“If your child inhales … water, watch them for 2 to 3 days to see if the child is having labored breathing, worsening cough, or fever. If that happens, make sure they are seen by a doctor because they could develop pneumonia if they [inhaled] some fluid into the lungs,” Shenoi says.
What do babies wear in the pool?
From one year old, babies can start to wear float suits, jackets or vests in the pool. Although armbands are the first choice for many parents, swimwear with built-in buoyancy aids can help babies feel more confident in the pool and encourage them to maintain the natural horizontal position for swimming.
What age can a child swim independently?
Babies who begin to learn to swim between the ages of 6mo-18mo old will take around a year and a half to two years to learn swim independently and to be safe in the water (78-104 swim lessons)