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swimming with 1yo

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NorahBone Thu 15-Jan-15 20:15:47

I haven't taken my 14mo swimming for a while and was thinking of going again soon. When he was a little baby I had all the gear- swim nappy, happy nappy, body warmer and inflatable seat but he's grown out of them all now.
All I have is a swim nappy. The inflatable seat was great but I think he might prefer to be more in the water now and im considering one of those flotation vests. Does anyone have any recommendations or tips for swimming with a toddler?

DearGirl Thu 15-Jan-15 20:17:21

I take dc 13 months. Dc wears a swim nappy and costume. We don't wear arm bands or use inflatables

ch1134 Thu 15-Jan-15 21:24:53

I've always just taken my ds in my arms (swim nappy and trunks on).From 12 weeks. He's 12 months now.

NorahBone Sat 17-Jan-15 09:31:10

Thanks for the replies. I liked the inflatable - not essential but it was fun (and persuaded him to stop clinging to me like a limpet) and I wasn't sure whether just a swim nappy would be too cold, but I guess that depends on the pool. I'll take him in and find out smile

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