Chlorine-Free Pools Hastings NE

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.

Stiles Swimming Pools & Spas
(402) 463-4792
736 N Hastings ave
Hastings, NE
 
Alan L. Witte Sales & Service
(402) 463-0057
1719 West 2nd Street
Hastings, NE
 
Dr. Janet Sue Weedin Howe
(402) 463-6828
2115 N Kansas Ave Ste 120
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Family Medical Center of Hastings - OFC
(402) 463-2423
1021 West 14th Street
Hastings, NE
 
Dr. Kristen Johnson
(402) 463-6828
2115 N Kansas Ave
Hastings, NE
Specialty
Pediatrics

Platte Valley Sales & Svc
(402) 463-7030
223 5 Burlington ave
Hastings, NE
 
Kenneth Allen Zoucha, MD
(402) 463-6828
2115 N Kansas Ave
Hastings, NE
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1988

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Wycoff Kevin K MD
(402) 463-2423
1021 West 14th Street
Hastings, NE
 
Hastings Radiology Associates PC - Physicians Offi
(402) 461-5191
715 North Saint Joseph Avenue
Hastings, NE
 
Narayanaswami Pushpa
(402) 463-1250
2727 West 2nd Street Suite 340
Hastings, NE
 
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Pool Precautions

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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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