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How to Keep Your Kids Safe In the Water

by Jennifer A. Gardner, M.D. on July 11, 2013

Water, Water Everywhere . . . .

Key Tips On How to Keep Your Kids Safe In the Water

Now that July is here, it's hot outside, and the water looks oh so cool and inviting, . . . it is a great time to take a plunge.

Whether you and your kids venture into the ocean, a pool, lake, or pond, there are certain guidelines you should follow to keep your children safe. Much of this may seem like common sense, but almost 1,000 children drown each year, which suggests that at least some parents do not practice water safety.