• C
  • Salisbury, United Kingdom
  • 5 months ago

Tummy time!

Any tips on how to do tummy time? I keep trying with my little girl,she’s 9 weeks and she just can’t get to grips with it! She just face plants the floor..🤦🏼‍♀️
  • A
  • Halifax, Canada
  • a month ago

Put a mirror against the wall in front of her. If you have a breastfeeding pillow you can prop her over it like under her arms (hover at first to make sure she doesn’t face plant). Looking in the mirror is big time incentive, babies love it!

  • J
  • Goldsboro, United States
  • 2 months ago

To be honest, I barely did tummy time on the floor with my son and he was holding his head up at 2 months! I’d lay him on my chest and carry him in the wearable baby carrier all the time because he was colicky and that’s the only way he wouldn’t cry, and I guess that worked just fine for him! But he’s always done stuff early because he’s very independent but still loves his mama! Babies will go at their own pace so don’t stress it!

  • N
  • Cupertino, United States
  • 3 months ago

Tummy time isn’t necessarily to prevent flat head. It may help but it’s not the main reason. It prepares the baby for crawling and it is very important to do. I did not do much tummy time with my current baby and she is now seven months old and cannot crawl yet (not even close). With my first two I did tummy time a lot and they both were crawling by six months.

  • Z
  • Greenford, United Kingdom
  • 3 months ago

Tummy time cushions really help! My daughter didn’t like it at first but we used to get her to do tummy time for 2-3 mins and then stop. With time she started loving it- think it just takes time and patience. Helps to get to their eye level and give a lot of encouragement.

  • M
  • Houston, USA
  • 4 months ago

For both of my daughter I started tummy time on top of us. Even if it was for a minute or two to get them adjusted

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