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Losing a child to drowning: Turning grief into advocacy

n this episode I welcome Nicole Hughes (@nicolehughes8 on IG) who documents on her Instagram her life after loss and, in her words, “choosing to survive the impossible.” We discuss the following:

  • What prompted her to become an advocate for drowning prevention
  • Common misconceptions and assumptions
  • What she thinks the AAP can change in regards to drowning awareness/education
  • What education/tools she thinks parents should equip themselves or their child with
  • Why puddle jumpers are not ideal for drowning prevention
  • What ISR is and why swim lessons are needed

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