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Swimming lessons

Hi; my son is presently 6 months old... i would like to know can i start swimming lessons for him by taking him to a baby pool ? Is there chances of him getting sick? .. what all we should know before teaching babies to swim ? please advise...
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Dr. S. Krishnamoorthy Chennai | Acupuncturist
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This is right age for swimming...it's a kid..
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello....... He is still breast feeding infant.. This is not age of swimming, this is not even age to play .. Children of 2 go 3 year play with peer group.. Infant don't breath hold at this age.. Swimming at this age could lead to aspirations pnuomonia.. Consult pediatrician .......
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