“The ideal time to begin preparation for your child to be water safe is at age one week. Putting aside the theories of “womb learning”, this is about the time your child loses the umbilical cord and is okayed by the physician to take tub baths. Simply start with a few drops….”
In this article, Mr. Ed discusses the importance of getting your baby used to water while they are very young and still have their natural breath holding reflex. Learn ways to help your baby feel comfortable with the water. This will help to prepare them for swimming lessons later on so that your child will be relaxed and excited when they arrive at the pool!