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Bonding with your child in the pool is good for both of you. This summer, sign up for a baby/infant swim class.
Bonding with your child in the pool is good for both of you. This summer, sign up for a baby/infant swim class.

Baby Swimming Classes and Your Infant
Kelly A. Chin
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What better place than the water to bond with your child?

Having a baby is the most beautiful thing in the world and when you do bear one into this world, the first thing in your mind is making sure that they have the best things in the world so that they will be able to be all that they can be.

Some parents will expose them to classical music in the hopes of bringing out their inner genius while others will try more radical things like eating certain herbs during the term or using teaching methods or visual stimuli to make them gain intelligence faster.

The swimming pool is a great place to expose your child early on. Baby swimming lessons have been taking on much more popularity and this is because of the benefits that they have for the infant.

One of these benefits is the bonding that you will have with your child. Forming an emotional bond with your infant is one of the most important things in the world because it opens up communication lines between you and your toddler and forms a connection that cannot be separated.

As bonding activities go, the cool, calm and almost meditative environment of the swimming pool is one best possible environments, say psychologists. Also, baby swimming classes will help to avert the formation of phobias of the water, which is one of the most common types of fears in small children.

Not being able to swim can cause ridicule and exclusion within social situations which could introvert them further and this is something that is quite established within studies done by child psychologists. The best to get them comfortable with the water is to indeed have baby swimming classes and introduce the setting of the swimming pool with the presence of your love as a parent.

Combining these bonding sessions with the sessions in the water creates a very powerful mental association in the still learning and growing mind of your infant and this will be carried forth all the way until they reach adulthood.

Article Source, Kelly A. Chin

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