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  • Around five children aged from birth to four years drown every year in Victoria.
  • Parents can reduce the risks by supervising their child around water at all times, teaching them to swim and taking precautions to reduce the risk of drowning around their home.
  • All parents should ideally take a course in infant or child first aid, including cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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Reviewed on: 31-03-2016