Most new mothers have heard about how important it is to put their babies on their tummies. Yes, this is very true and is an important developmental step in strengthening all the muscles that run down the length of your baby’s back.
Because babies are born so flexed, or curled up in a ball, many newborns don’t particularly enjoy spending time on their tummies. It is an uncomfortable and very new position for them.
Luckily, it can be broken down into a couple of different steps to help baby get used to being on the tummy without lying completely flat just yet.
To help your baby adjust to Tummy Time, try the following:
It’s best to avoid Tummy Time just after a feed as this can be uncomfortable on a full belly!
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