Updated: Jul 23, 2020
Swimming is a fantastic sensory experience to do with your babies. It obviously also teaches them a life skill. There are lots of interesting things that go with swimming. For example, for first six months of their lives, your babies will have what's called a dive reflex, which means if a baby is placed into the water on its front, the gullet will close off to prevent water from being injected into the lungs and the stomach.