Chlorine-Free Pools Chehalis WA

Parents wishing to swim with their new baby may need to take a deep breath before plunging into the kiddie pool. Studies by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health reveal that babies who participate in infant swimming lessons are more likely to suffer from asthma and other lung-related ailments later in life.

Olympia Fireplace & Spa
(360) 740-6910
1331 NW Louisiana Avenue
Chehalis, WA
 
Leprowse Conrad MD
(360) 748-6693
370 South Market Boulevard
Chehalis, WA
 
Knoll Edward J MD
(360) 748-4991
981 South Market Boulevard
Chehalis, WA
 
Jemima Huang Tso, MD
193 S Market Blvd
Chehalis, WA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Far Eastern Univ, Dr N Reyes Med Fndn Inst Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1983

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Nelson Chris E MD
(360) 748-6693
370 South Market Boulevard
Chehalis, WA
 
James M Miller
(360) 736-6778
193 S Market Blvd
Chehalis, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Chehalis Children's Clinic PS
(360) 748-6693
370 South Market Boulevard
Chehalis, WA
 
Dr. Brynn Robert Stirling
(360) 748-2212
1299 Bishop Rd
Chehalis, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Nygard Edward A MD
(360) 748-4991
981 South Market Boulevard
Chehalis, WA
 
Joseph Wiley
(360) 736-6778
193 S Market Blvd
Chehalis, WA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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By Lindsey Galloway

Parents wishing to swim with their new baby may need to take a deep breath before plunging into the kiddie pool. Studies by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health reveal that babies who participate in infant swimming lessons are more likely to suffer from asthma and other lung-related ailments later in life. Researchers believe that chlorine-related gases may damage young lungs before they are fully developed.

Eliminating chlorine from pools altogether has proven difficult (especially at community pools where state regulations demand it), but a few alternatives can reduce the need for excessive amounts of chemicals. Ionized saltwater pools still create chlorine to kill bacteria, but the process relies on a more natural chemical reaction than traditional tablet-released chlorine. Ozone treatment and UV-light radiation can also sanitize pool water successfully. If these aren’t accessible options, choose outdoor pools as often as possible to increase the flow of fresh air to baby’s tender lungs. For a list of low-chlorine pools in the US and around the world, check out www.piscinasana.blogspot.com .

Author: Lindsey Galloway

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