The key to raising healthy, active kids, is to start encouraging movement from a young age. Here are some tips. ...
The key to raising healthy, active kids, is to start encouraging movement from a young age. Here are some tips.
  • tummy timeAvoid keeping babies in swings, car seats, walkers, and small enclosed play pens for extended amounts of time. Use only when necessary - i.e you're cooking something or taking a shower.
  • Baby proof so that your baby is free to safely explore his world.
  • Give babies lots of tummy time - as an infant, at least two to three 10-15 minute sessions. Always supervise tummy time.
  • Play movement games like pat-a-cakes, Itsy Bitsy Spider, or swing colorful scarfs around within easy reach so your baby can try to grab them.
  • Use toys like rolling soft balls and push toys to get your little one laughing and moving.

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