Five Essential Tummy Time Moves, How to do Tummy Time





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Published on Feb 28, 2012

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Does your baby cry during tummy time? Looking for ways to increase the amount of tummy time your baby gets each day?

Every bit of Tummy Time makes a difference. Watch how to do these 5 moves and try with your child to increase the amount of Tummy Time they do each day.

1. Tummy To Tummy or Tummy To Chest
2. Tummy Down Carry or Football Hold
3. Lap Soothe
4. Eye Level Smile
5. Tummy Minute

Tummy Time helps babies develop the muscles in their back, neck and trunk, on their way to meeting all their infant development milestones. Tummy Time can be difficult at first and many parents say their baby does not like it. Their muscles are not developed yet so it will take time to get used to be on their tummy. This video highlights the top five moves you can begin as soon as you bring your baby home from the hospital. These 5 Tummy Time moves will help you build up to an hour of Tummy Time each day.

Visit https://pathways.org for more information on Tummy Time and infant development.

All materials including videos are provided at no cost; no fees or charges may be associated with any of the Pathways.org materials without prior written approval.

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