It only takes 2 inches of water for an infant or toddler to drown. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently issued updated guidelines in an effort to prevent more childhood drownings.
Dry drowning and secondary drowning are two ways that kids can drown even after leaving the water. That’s why every child who’s struggled in the water should be taken to an emergency room.
When it’s hot, we run for water, craving a cool swim or time on a boat. Every Fourth of July, beaches fill with people and sailboat masts dot the horizon. But along with water, comes drowning, the second leading cause of accidental deaths for people 15 to 44 years old. Sadly, most people drown within … Read More