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Protecting children with spina bifida in the pool
By: Renata Bursten, Dragonfly Staff




Swimming in the shallow end poses a special hazard for children without sensation in their legs. To ensure their safety try putting the child into a swim aid like the Dolphin and avoiding the shallow end all together. Don't forget to check the latex-status, most are latex-free.
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