Apr 5, 2019
With the coming of ever warmer weather, the news here is bad news. At least 1000 children perish due to preventable drownings every year, and accidental drowning is the single leading cause of injury-related death for kids 1 to 4 years of age. These tragedies occur because naturally-curious kids gain unexpected access to water. Those children also at a high risk of drowning are teens who tend to be overconfident about their swimming skills.
These drownings are all preventable, and the American Academy of Pediatrics reminds parents about a few simple rules:
Drownings can occur in an instant! Keep vigilant and keep your kids safe and alive.
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