Drowning is the #1 cause of death for children under five in the United States beating out all others, including car accidents and disease. An unprotected pool is over one-hundred times more dangerous to your child than a loaded gun (Freakonomics, 2005). The safety of your children leaves no room for compromise. You wouldn’t buy a car without a seatbelt. Protect your kids from the dangers of an unprotected pool by implementing the following 7 layers of protection.