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How can a toddler drown in a bucket of water?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Physics

The more common offender is the 5 gallon paint bucket or similar, but a toilet had worked the same on occasion.
Kids are top heavy.If they bend over and flip in their body weight pushes them down and they no leverage to back out.If there is no one around to pull them out they drown.

In brief: Physics

The more common offender is the 5 gallon paint bucket or similar, but a toilet had worked the same on occasion.
Kids are top heavy.If they bend over and flip in their body weight pushes them down and they no leverage to back out.If there is no one around to pull them out they drown.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Easily.

The water only need cover nose and mouth.
People have drowned in an inch of water.

In brief: Easily.

The water only need cover nose and mouth.
People have drowned in an inch of water.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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