Swim Safe

June 2009
Working Mother;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p96
The article offers tips regarding water safety. It says parents should be watchful and attentive about water safety as drowning is the second leading cause of accident-related mortality in children up to 14 years of age. Safe Kids Worldwide discusses three ways on how to be vigilant about water safety such as teaching children to swim and giving undivided attention to children in the pool.


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