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Games to make your baby's bath time fun!

Bath time is a great way to encourage your baby to love the water; read up on our bath time tips to discover the fundamentals of infant bathing, and the ways that you can make the experience easier, safer and more enjoyable for both you and your baby. Once you feel confident that your little one has gotten to grips with the basics of bath time, you can start to introduce toys and activities to make the experience more fun… Read more

Posted 3rd April 2018  Tags baby swimming Water Babies

 

Bonding with your baby through swimming

Infant swimming doesn’t just have benefits for your baby; it’s also a great way for you and your little one to bond. Given the hectic schedule that comes with modern parenting, spending one-on-one quality time with your baby during their swimming lessons is the perfect way to both simply ‘be’ in the moment. The giggles, smiles and skin-to-skin contact that you’ll have in the pool are evidence of this strengthening bond. The benefits of skin-to-skin contact The benefits of… Read more

Posted 29th March 2018  Tags baby swimming Water Babies

 

Swimming games for babies & toddlers

Once you’re confident that your baby is comfortable in the water, swimming games are a great way to keep your little one entertained. Here at Water Babies, we know that the easiest way for your child to get the most out of their swimming lessons is by learning to love the pool. By broadening their experience in this way, you’ll support their long-term engagement and enjoyment of swimming, whilst also improving co-ordination and basic motor skills. When your child is… Read more

Posted 21st March 2018  Tags swimming games swim toys swimming toys baby swimming lessons swimming fun fun in the pool

 

Clearing up the confusion around drowning

We all know the most basic definition of drowning: suffocation due to being underwater and unable to breathe. But in recent years there have been a number of stories in the press relating to other drowning-related terms that have understandably caused concern in parents. We asked Kate Evans, a former A&E registrar who now teaches Water Babies classes across Cornwall and South Devon, as well as sitting on our medical panel, to explain the differences between wet drowning, dry drowning,… Read more

Posted 18th July 2017  Tags dry drowning wet drowning near d

 

Ireland Abú!

Little Water Babies star Jaxon Curry from Tallaght in Dublin, who is just 10 months old, is cheering on Ireland in the RBS 6 Nations! Come on you boys in green – team Water Babies are cheering for you all the way! Ireland Abú! Read more

Posted 24th February 2017  Tags Water Babies RBS Six Nations