“Child in the water held by parent. Parent in the water holding child.
Parent should hold child like catching a football (thumbs on chest, fingers wrapped around near back). Child should reach to the parent with hands on shoulders if possible.
Hold child as close to the water surface as possible horizontal. Parent should lower body so only face above water.
Parent should encourage child to put lips in the water and blow. Parent should do it and mimic.
Tilt child down so lips enter the water at least once. Smile and encourage blowing by parent demonstrating.
Parent should slowly walk backwards throughout.”
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