Tummy time video

Giving your baby time on their tummy is great for their physical, sensory, visual and play development.

How to support your baby

Tummy time uses different muscles, as your baby begins to take weight through their arms and shoulders. They experience new sensory input, with pressure on their trunk and face, and their head in a new position. Their eyes have to track together and, with their hands in front of their face, their coordination develops.


Your baby can go on their tummy several times a day for short periods. Start with a few minutes at a time, and increase as your baby gets comfortable. Remember, your baby should be continuously monitored while on their tummy.


Watch this video to see how to support your baby with tummy time, including different positions you can try.

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