« on: 18/01/2019 05:24:19 »
A reflex called the bradycardic response makes babies hold their breath and open their eyes when submerged in water, says Jeffrey Wagener, a pediatric pulmonologist in Colorado. (Parents can cause this same reaction by blowing in their baby's face, a response that disappears after about 6 months. I guess this must be the reason. But is it really safe to teach a baby only months old to swim?
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