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What can I do to protect my kids from wandering and falling into the neighbors pool?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: FENCE

Install a barrier between your property and the pool you are worried about.
Ensure it's proper height and that slats are spaced close enough sonthat kids can't slip through. Install keyed locking gates and put those keys in a place that the children have no access to. Then, provide adequate supervision of the children so that they don't have the chance to sneak over and get in the pool.

In brief: FENCE

Install a barrier between your property and the pool you are worried about.
Ensure it's proper height and that slats are spaced close enough sonthat kids can't slip through. Install keyed locking gates and put those keys in a place that the children have no access to. Then, provide adequate supervision of the children so that they don't have the chance to sneak over and get in the pool.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Gary Snead
ADHD & Autism

In brief: Ask for Help. Watch!

Fencing with adult-only type of latch at the gate is a key recommendation and in some areas a legal requirement for a personal pool.
As with any limit-setting, clear rules, limits, consequences, persistent reinforcement and enforcement are all necessary.

In brief: Ask for Help. Watch!

Fencing with adult-only type of latch at the gate is a key recommendation and in some areas a legal requirement for a personal pool.
As with any limit-setting, clear rules, limits, consequences, persistent reinforcement and enforcement are all necessary.
Dr. Gary Snead
Dr. Gary Snead
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: Ask for Help. Watch!

It does not hurt for your neighborhood as a group to ask everyone to take all possible precautions for their facilities.
And you must never stray from watching and protecting your child, even for a minute.

In brief: Ask for Help. Watch!

It does not hurt for your neighborhood as a group to ask everyone to take all possible precautions for their facilities.
And you must never stray from watching and protecting your child, even for a minute.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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