What are some mistakes parents make around water and pools #1┬ámistake parents make around water and pools Is that they lose track of their children. A child can drown in as little as 4-5 inches of water in the time it takes you to send a text message or to answer your cell phone. Many times parents who have pools and especially above ground pools have a false sense of security that children will not climb the ladder to get into the pool and it only takes a matter of minutes, our first impression is not to look in the pool that we look elsewhere for the child losing valuable minutes that it would take to possibly save them. A child will lose consciousness in less than 2 minutes and suffered permanent brain damage in 4-6 minutes We as parents just don’t understand the dangers and we think we have everything under control when really we do not have the knowledge or the understanding or just don’t really realize exactly how dangerous that water...
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