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I have a swiming pool at home and I would like for my newborn daughter to start getting used to the water, at what age would it be appropriate for my wife and I to take her in for a dip?

-- Juan Benitez (MIZPAHCOUN@AOL.COM), August 06, 1999


I have been teaching in a learn to swim program for 4 years. We don't offer lessons until kids are 5. However, the best thing you can do for your daughter is teach her to get her face wet. Start with a washcloth when bathing her. AS for when to take her in the pool, ask her pediatrician for a reccommendatio

-- C. Tallman (, November 07, 1999.

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