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My 2 year old daughter panics when washing her head and water gets to her eyes. She is afraid of water and won't sit in the tub... What should I do ?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Water fear

Keep bathing her as usual.
She will get used to it with time. This is very common.

In brief: Water fear

Keep bathing her as usual.
She will get used to it with time. This is very common.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Condition her

Start with about 2 inches of water, and let her play in it.
Let her splash you to show her that it will not hurt her. Then go up from there. She might also benefit from learning how to float on her back.

In brief: Condition her

Start with about 2 inches of water, and let her play in it.
Let her splash you to show her that it will not hurt her. Then go up from there. She might also benefit from learning how to float on her back.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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