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When can I bring my baby in open water?

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Dr. Peter Karpawich
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Depends

Not quite sure what is meant by 'bring.
.. In open water'...Boating, swimming..? I would definately not recommend bringing an infant who is too small for an appropriate uscg-approved floatation device on a boat. The amer acad of pediatrics recommends an infant be at least 2 month of age before swimming in pools, lakes, or ocean. Water-related infection is a problem with young infants.

In brief: Depends

Not quite sure what is meant by 'bring.
.. In open water'...Boating, swimming..? I would definately not recommend bringing an infant who is too small for an appropriate uscg-approved floatation device on a boat. The amer acad of pediatrics recommends an infant be at least 2 month of age before swimming in pools, lakes, or ocean. Water-related infection is a problem with young infants.
Dr. Peter Karpawich
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Dr. Jane Lande
Pediatrics

In brief: 4 months

If you mean swimming in a pool any age is fine as long as you don't submerge them.

In brief: 4 months

If you mean swimming in a pool any age is fine as long as you don't submerge them.
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