“Child in the water held by parent. Parent in the water holding child.
Parent hold child like catching a football, if possible, child’s hands on parent shoulders. Child’s feet should be extending away from parent’s chest.
Hold child horizontal as much as possible. Walk backwards and encourage child to put face in the water looking down. Parent must do this to demonstrate.
Goal is to get child comfortable on their stomach and with their face looking down in the water. “
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