Monday, September 9, 2013

Tummy Time and Your Baby's Sensory System

We all know that we are supposed to put our babies on their tummies during the day, but most people don't really know why.  For one thing, it helps develop the shoulder and arm muscles needed for crawling and later fine motor skills like writing. The less tummy time your baby gets, the later they will crawl and walk. Most babies really don't like being on their tummy very much so as parents we need to make it a more enjoyable time. Here is a link to an article that gives you many ways to can make tummy time a fun time as well as some reasons why it is so important to a baby's development.

How Tummy Time Can Help Develop Your Baby’s Sensory System

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