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please please advise me on which swim suit i should use for our first swim session tonight!!

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muslimah28 Tue 07-Jun-11 09:53:39


i bought a normal swim suit for 12mo ds and then bought a neoprene swim suit on the internet which arrived yesterday. the neoprene one is a bit loose for ds, he's always been on the slim side so even though i measured him properly and so bought the right length, the width for want of a better word is a bit too big.

the normal swim suit is slightly smaller width wise so would be a bit of a snugger fit.

so my question is, do i use the neoprene one- even though as i understand it they need to be a snug fit to work? or do i use the normal one which will fit better but wont keep him as warm? or could i even use both??

bear in mind that i'm going to a school pool which will have adult pool temperatures.

i'm using a swim seat ring if that makes any difference.

please advise!!

BranchingOut Tue 07-Jun-11 09:55:18

The neoprene one is for keeping him warm. The normal ones mostly just keep the sun off while he is swimming in the water.

So I would go with the neoprene one.

Seona1973 Tue 07-Jun-11 17:35:17

remember you will need a swim nappy along with the swim suit

muslimah28 Wed 08-Jun-11 23:51:48

Thanks for your repliessmile the neoprene suit was definitely the best choice and we used huggies little swimmers underneath. Thanks

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