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A swimming pool safety fence is the first step in protecting your children from potential swimming pool accidents.
However, preparation is key and teaching your child swimming basics is important. One thing that may help your child in an emergency is learning how to float. This is often one of the first things taught in swimming programs.
In teaching your child how to swim, they may forget necessary steps in an emergency. However, learning one or two simple steps to float will be beneficial in the event that the swimming pool safety fence is penetrated.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|