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ISR? (infant swimming resource) Have you done it? Heard of it?

We didn't have the opportunity w/ my daughter but did with son. They replicate real life situations (Baby in diaper, clothes, shoes) and toss 'em in and teach them to not panic and drown. The earlier you do it the better the outcome. I am curious if this is available where you live?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aseQsDBJS6c

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hibbingmom

Asked by hibbingmom at 8:40 PM on Jan. 2, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • We tried it with our daughter and it didnt go so well. She was only 6 months at the time, she's 3 now and I want to try again
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 8:46 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I plan on doing it when I have children of my own
    Gnomeofmyheart

    Answer by Gnomeofmyheart at 8:49 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I hadn't heard of it and honestly it scares the dickens out of me....
    momofonelilguy

    Answer by momofonelilguy at 9:14 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • Not all children are going to react to it the same way this child did.... I know for a fact that if they would have done this to my son he would have swallowed water and gone under. I don't agree with this method at all!
    momofonelilguy

    Answer by momofonelilguy at 9:18 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • i've heard of this and how wonderful it is. scares the crap outta me! i've never tried it.
    JenE1098

    Answer by JenE1098 at 10:45 AM on Jan. 4, 2011

  • I have heard of giving very young babies swimming lessons, but not this. Sounds traumatizing!
    Cafe Kristin

    Answer by Cafe Kristin at 11:06 AM on Jan. 28, 2011

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