Family activity. Swimming is a great way for the whole family to spend time together, having fun. Older siblings can get involved along with Mum, Dad and even Grandparents.
Improves co-ordination and balance. Research has shown that babies who swim have better balance and can grasp objects more easily than non-swimmers.
Helps to develop brain function. Only in water can babies move freely and explore actions they otherwise wouldn't be able to. This in turn aids development of crucial high brain functions.
Helps develop the heart and lungs. Swimming is the only form of cardio-vascular work out babies can do making it great for strengthening their heart and lungs, as well as other muscles in the body.
Improves eating and sleeping patterns for babies.
Builds confidence for you and your little one.
Provides an excellent opportunity to bond with your baby.