Parents be aware⚠️ this is not very common and accounts for about 10% of drownings, mostly in special needs children, but being aware may save your own child's life. #DryDrowning#BeAware#Learn2Swim#Swim4Life
Following a recent tragic death of a child in Texas, there have been several stories in the news about “dry drowning" and as a parent you probably have many questions about what it is, how it happens and ways it can be prevented. Our very own Dr. Christopher Carroll joins Connecticut Children's blog to answer those questions. Check out his most recent entry which helps better explain the difference between dry drowning, delayed drowning and what you need to look for. #LINK IN BIO. #drydrowning#delayeddrowning#summersafety
Children can drown days after swimming. Even if you didn't see your child inhale water, it's important to recognize the symptoms and know when to take action. Head over to our Facebook page to learn more!