18-21 Segment 2: Drowning: It Doesn’t Look Like You Think

Seven hundred children under age 15 drown in the US each year, most within sight of a parent or other adult. Experts discuss one major reason: drowning doesn't look like most people picture it, and so are unaware the child is in trouble.

little girl swimming in pool

16-29 Segment 2: Drowning on Land

When a child is pulled out of the water and revived they may face life-threatening peril hours or days later as the body reacts.