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Una Healy discusses Water Babies & Splashathon on national TV!

Today we made a little bit of history as the lovely Una Healy, our ambassador for this year's Splashathon, opened up about her postnatal depression on national TV, and how swimming with Water Babies helped her through the experience. If you're going through postnatal depression and would like advice or… Read more

Updated baby swimming guidelines

With an estimated nearly half a million babies and toddlers taking part in swimming lessons in the UK every year, it’s crucial that everyone involved in the delivery of these lessons works to consistently high standards, so that children are safe to enjoy the water, while parents and carers have… Read more

Drown-proofing your child - the baby swimming industry speaks out

Baby swimming is a wonderful sensory activity, with lots of benefits for both you and your little one. But in recent times, videos showing distressed young children being taught so-called ‘drown-proofing’ methods have been going viral across social media and gaining increased media attention in the UK. Classes promoting these… Read more

Drowning Prevention Week - top safety tips!

Whether or not you’re taking your little one swimming, you should never take your eye off them - or be out of arm's reach - whenever they're in, or around, water. In some instances, children can be so supremely confident around water that you'll need to be particularly on your… Read more

Drowning Prevention Week!

To mark Drowning Prevention Week (16-26 June), Water Babies is teaming up with Mini First Aid, experts in baby and child first aid. Parents, grandparents and carers will be able to meet and learn from Mini First Aid trainers from 16-26 June as they attend Water… Read more