CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Drowning is the leading cause of preventable death in children under the age of four and this time of year, from May to August is the deadliest.

Pat Daly, Recreation Supervisor with Mecklenburg County, says we must remember these are preventable deaths, which mean something can be done to make sure your child isn't a victim.

The best way to do that?

Debunking common misconceptions that put our kids at risk.
Here are the most common misconceptions according to research by Safe Kids Worldwide: