June 4, 2018 / Drowning Prevention

Water safety tips for your young children

The Mommy Spot Tampa Bay shares the water safety tips that are applicable year-round in Florida, but especially important in the summertime. These water safety tips could save a child’s life.

Follow these four tips to keep kids safe:

  • Stay alert
  • Designate a ‘water watcher’
  • Never rely on flotation devices
  • Be aware of hidden hazards

Nothing beats close adult supervision. Actively watching your child even if they aren’t in the water reduces their risk for drowning. It only takes 30 seconds for a child to drown.

Read more for safety tips in The Mommy Spot Tampa Bay.