Not everyone does tummy time with their babies, but it is SO IMPORTANT.
Tummy time is just laying your baby down on his or her belly. Obviously, infants can’t control their neck muscles. Laying them on their bellies strengthens those muscles, as well as many others. Building your baby’s muscles prepares him for sitting up, crawling, and eventually, walking. It’s especially important to strengthen those neck muscles because babies are more likely to suffocate when they cannot move their faces away from soft objects.
Here are some tips/facts for tummy time: Continue reading