05/30/2014 01:00 pm ET

Secondary Drowning Is One Of The Scariest Things That Could Happen To Your Child This Summer

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In a post from May 20, blogger Lindsay Kujawa shared the details of a near tragedy that almost befell her family at a swim party the previous weekend.

Kujawa was briefly distracted when her toddler, Ronan, fell into the spa and was unable to keep his head above water. Kujawa quickly pulled Ronan out (“the whole ordeal was around 20 seconds from when he fell into the water until when I got him out,” she wrote), and he seemed fine after a brief spell of coughing. Later, however, Ronan didn’t seem like himself, and Kujawa began to worry.

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