Swimming baby stirs up controversy
DALLAS -- An online video of a six-month-old baby swimming in a pool unattended is making waves with a lot of parents.
A guy posted the video of his daughter Elizabeth after she was trained by a professional instructor.
He says the instructor is not teaching her how to swim but is engaging her reflexes.
He says floaties teach babies how to stay upright and when they are upright without one, they sink right to the bottom.
"As you can see in the video, she's not coughing or choking. She's gasping, but that's normal. She's trained and she knows that all she has to do is flip over. I love my little girl and I would never do anything that would hurt her," said Elizabeth's father Adam Christensen.
He says she loves being in the water and swims up to three times a day.