What ‘terrifying’ feat did Fearne’s baby Rex achieve?

Water baby astonishes his mummy at the local pool


He may be less than three months old, but Fearne Cotton’s baby son Rex seems to taken to the water like a duck to… well, water!


Tweeting after their very first swimming trip, proud mum Fearne was clearly astounded by her infant’s pool prowess, saying, “Just took Rex to water babies. Terrifying putting his head under water but he did good! ‪#Pisces ‪#waterbaby.

Sounds like he really made a splash, and it’s no surprise that Fearne wants to brag about her son’s success as not every baby has such a natural affinity with water.

Some children, like this amazing tot who used swimming to bond with her blind dad, take to it with ease, while for others it’s more of a challenge.

For hints and tips on how to help your baby be splash-happy in the pool with your little one, read our guide to swimming with your baby.


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