1.Swimming helps to develop the heart and lungs of the baby.
2.Increase food digestion and absorption, increasing the immunity of the baby.
3.Develops the neurotics and intellectuals.
4.Swimming ,baby feel more comfortable and safe. It helps newborn/baby to develop regular sleep and reduce crying.
5.Improve relationship between parents and the baby.
6.Swimming is not just about coming into contact with water, but it trains the sight, hearing, touch and balance of the baby.
7.Develops newborn/baby’s motor skills and flexibility.
BABY WHO IS UNSUITABLE TO SWIM
1) APGAR under 8 point [u can check from THIS
2) Baby is ill and under treatment.
3) Baby under 32 weeks and the weight under 1.8kg.
WHEN TO START?
The babies in US and Europe starts to swim from 4-6 weeks.
Baby in china city starts to swim from the 1 weeks in the hospital and from 4 weeks at home.
At Malaysia, recommend babies to start swimming after the umbilical cord drops off (after 4th week). [shehan: Kena yakin la!]
My baby start swimming at her 7 months + old .. hoyeah!!!!!
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