This is the adorable moment a baby started swimming on her own in a pool unaided.
Grace Fanelli from
Her daughter, Kassia, is barely a year-old but she took to the water like a natural, performing back-stoke, front crawl and spun around with ease without any help from her parents.
Water baby: Kassia pushes off from the side of the pool and takes to the water, swiming without the help of any adults
Child’s play: The youngster was able to climb out of the pool unaided after swimming in the water
The youngster was able to climb out of the water and swim from one side of the shallow end to the other.
Grace’s eldest daughter is now three, and the youngest, Kassia, is just one, but both learned to swim at only nine months, she said.
She told ViralHog: ‘Drowning is the number one leading cause of injury-related deaths in infants and children under the age of five. They can start learning how to swim as young as six months of age.
‘Please teach your kids how to swim so they can save themselves until help arrives.
Grace Fanelli from Florida wanted to get her kids in the pool from an early age to make sure they were confident in the water
Both one-year-old Kassia and her three-year-old sister started having swimming lesson at just nine-months old
Kassia and her sister both had swimming lessons from a young age to make them confident in the water
‘For those of you who have asked, my youngest daughter was 12 months old at the time of this video and my oldest was only three years old.
‘They both learned to swim starting at nine months old from our swim instructor who specializes in infant and child survival swim.’
Kassia already had swimming lessons when she was only nine months old, which clearly paid off.
The video of her aqua-acrobatics went viral when it was posted on social media.