I’m Hearing A Lot About Dry Drowning. Should I Worry?

Recent publicity surrounding “dry drowning” has sparked a number of phone calls from worried parents in my office. While it can and does happen, I want to send a message of general reassurance. The average kiddo who gulps or even inhales a mouthful of water while in the bathtub or while swimming and has a coughing fit afterward will probably not experience dry drowning.

Dry drowning is one of those topics where when you hear about it, you’ll freak out and worry, but once you really know enough about it, you’ll be reassured.

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