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Old 02-18-2008, 06:15 PM
 
Location: Southern Arizona
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Definitely, a MUST SEE for all parents of young children.

Infant Swimming Resource
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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hmmmmm....... does this really work?
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:50 PM
 
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hmmmmm....... does this really work?
I hope so.
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Old 02-18-2008, 06:54 PM
 
Location: bumcrack Nebraska
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Thanks for scaring the bejesus out of me! Seriously though, that would be awesome if it were widely available. Neat video.
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Old 02-18-2008, 08:32 PM
 
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Dr. Barnett personally swam my son on one session at the YMCA where my son swam.
It does work but the child has to take refresher courses on a yearly basis.
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Old 02-19-2008, 07:11 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Dr. Barnett personally swam my son on one session at the YMCA where my son swam.
It does work but the child has to take refresher courses on a yearly basis.

WOW!! That's pretty cool. I think it's great as long as a parent uses this as one of many precautions and doesn't use it to let up on supervision. Just went to a staffing yesterday about a 12 month old that crawled out the doggie door, mom searched the house for him, found him outside much later in the pool Any prevention is great.
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Old 02-20-2008, 09:43 PM
 
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Your right, we must be protective in every aspect when we have a pool, making as many barriers as possible .. we had a net pole fence that we could take down when we had a party.. it though stayed up 99% of the time. Dr. Barnett told me he didn't like my kind of fence and believed in getting a metal one with points on the top.. He told me to never leave the patio furniture accesable to use as a way for them to get over the fence. When he said that, the furniture went out of the pool area and away. He scared me that much...

I wish I had a camera the day he swam him, I did not know he was ever going too. He didn't have as many students I guess that day due to the hurricane we had just days prior. So he was in the water with my son.. He is a very nice man and am grateful he started IRS. He has probably helped save thousands of babies from drowning. It is a great technique.
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Old 02-21-2008, 07:17 AM
 
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Just watched it with my 8 year old who has REFUSED to learn how to swim... he's begging me for swim lessons now.
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Old 02-21-2008, 07:39 AM
 
Location: on an island
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Both my boys took ISR classes; I remember my youngest had to cross the pool in a full snowsuit (this was in Colorado).
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Old 02-21-2008, 08:43 AM
 
Location: coos bay oregon
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we know the people who own a similar school.(swimbabes)...they start the babies as newborns and its just amazing! their little one could swim all over the pool before she could walk! It always amazed me, these babies in the pools, w/clothes and shoes on, being able to save themselves....i think a real must for any parent who has a pool or access to any bodies of water.....
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