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Your Guide to Tummy Time

Babies spend so much time on their backs when they are sleeping that it is important to mix it up while Baby is awake in order to increase muscle strength and relieve boredom. Read on to learn the basics of tummy time.
baby on tummy smiling Why Tummy Time?

Babies need time on their tummies to develop strong neck muscles which will help your baby accomplish all of her physical milestones like sitting, crawling, and walking. Your baby will naturally start trying to lift her head to see what is going on around her but she won't be able to hold her head up for long periods of time until she's around 3 or 4 months. Eventually your baby will use this position to roll over, scoot, and support herself with her arms.