No swimming before 6 months

I have been teaching Ayden how to swim in a bath tub. I had been so excited to take him to our community pool and I had read at many places at babies are ready for swimming as young as two months.

We talked with our pediatrician and she sort of advised against it. First, there are no sunscreens that are safe for babies under 6 months. I had no idea.

Then, she said chances of him getting sick in public pool are really high. It is not the pee in pool that is dangerous but poop. And any pool where kids get in have good chance that there are poop particles floating around.

Though in end she said that she took her son to community pool and but she wanted to give us all the information. I think I will wait a bit longer.

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