“It’s so important that your baby does tummy time.”
Yes, it absolutely is. But, is there another option??
As we’ve discussed in our previous TT post, Tummy Time is one of the hardest, but most beneficial activities for your newborn to do. But why the fuss? The answer: The Safe-to-Sleep Campaign.
Screen time is just an arm’s reach away and let’s face it, kids are more likely to lounge around face-down in their tablet rather than engage with the objects around them. To be fair, we’ve all had our fair share of staring at a screen this past year.
Although technology is changing how we function from day to day, it’s still important that your child gets hands-on interaction with their environment. Not only does it build their fine motor skills, but it also shapes how they engage with people and their surroundings.
First, your baby’s rolling, then sitting, and now trying to crawl. All of these development skills build on each other and take time to integrate.
Help them out by trying these tips:
Your baby has nailed a good number of developmental milestones so far. They have worked really hard to battle gravity, get themselves off the ground, roll over, and sit up. Now, it’s time to move!
But, what does that look like and would it be crawling? Here’s what you need to know about moving about on hands and knees and everything in between.
Sitting up takes practice, patience, and ample opportunities for your baby to make it happen. Here’s a couple tips to help them along the way: