Tips on how to holiday with your baby

With a chill in the air, you’re probably looking ahead to the summer; you may have even booked a family holiday abroad this year (lucky you!). If this is set to be your baby’s first holiday, it’s not unusual to feel a little anxious about travelling with an infant. Though you should expect less of a jam-packed schedule and a slightly slower pace, with proper preparation you’ll enjoy a more meaningful experience by sharing a holiday with your little one.… Read more

Posted 12th March 2018  Tags


Bonding with your baby through swimming

Infant swimming doesn’t just have benefits for your baby; it’s also a great way for you and your little one to bond. Given the hectic schedule that comes with modern parenting, spending one-on-one quality time with your baby during their swimming lessons is the perfect way to both simply ‘be’ in the moment. The giggles, smiles and skin-to-skin contact that you’ll have in the pool are evidence of this strengthening bond. The benefits of skin-to-skin contact The benefits… Read more

Posted 27th February 2018  Tags baby swimming family bonding skin-to-skin contact


Swimming games for babies & toddlers

Once you’re confident that your baby is comfortable in the water, swimming games are a great way to keep your little one entertained. Here at Water Babies, we know that the easiest way for your child to get the most out of their swimming lessons is by learning to love the pool. By broadening their experience in this way, you’ll support their long-term engagement and enjoyment of swimming, whilst also improving co-ordination and basic motor skills. When your child is… Read more

Posted 27th February 2018  Tags swimming games swim toys swimming toys baby swimming lessons swimming fun fun in the pool


Why teaching your baby to swim is such a smart move!

Did you know that this week is National Baby Swimming Week? Now in its second  year, it's a time to discover (or rediscover!) the joys and benefits of baby swimming for babies and parents alike! Swimming is one of the few things your baby can do from birth, and feels entirely natural to them - after all, they’ve just spent nine months in the womb! Because they’re free of the restrictions of gravity, and able to use muscles they’d never… Read more

Posted 9th October 2017  Tags national baby swimming week development cognitive benefits physical benefits emotional benefits


Share your summer swim pics to win Water Babies goodies!

Hopefully you’ll be making the most of the summer holidays and taking your little one swimming so we’d love to see all our Water Babies splashing in to summer! So if you post any pictures or videos on social media with the hashtag: #WaterBabiesOnTour (and don’t forget to tag us: @waterbabiesuk on Facebook or Instagram, @waterbabies on Twitter) then you could be in with the chance to win 1 of 10 sets of Water Babies baby towel/poncho and a… Read more

Posted 24th July 2017  Tags