Why tummy time is important for newborns, know its great benefits

Tummy Time: Newborn babies are very fragile. It is important to take special care of them for their good growth. It is important for every parent to understand and practice things related to children’s health. Just as you feed, bathe, and hold your newborn from time to time, tummy time is essential for a newborn, yes tummy time…that means babies lying on their stomachs. go It is very important for the development of children. Some babies turn over and play on their stomachs on their own, but if your baby is not prone to lying on their stomachs, you should put them on their stomachs. Let’s find out how long it should take…

Why is tummy time important?

Tummy time means lying on the baby’s stomach, even when the baby is awake. It is said that lying in this position leads to the all-round development of children. It sharpens the mind. In this position the baby moves on its own. Due to this, the physical movement of the child remains normal.

According to a report published in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, USA, tummy time is very important for a baby. It develops the muscles of the neck and shoulders. It is also beneficial in the development of the major muscles of the body like legs, arms and trunk.

Children are also less prone to flat head syndrome. Tummy time gives strength to the baby’s body. Helps the child’s sensory development. It also helps in scalp disorders. It also helps in the development of motor skills.

How long should tummy time be?

Initially, you can only put babies on their stomachs for 3 to 5 minutes. As your baby grows, you can put him on his stomach for 5 to 10 minutes 4 to 5 times a day. Doctor says that up to 2 months baby can be placed on stomach with short intervals of 15 minutes to half an hour daily, 3 months babies can lie on stomach for 1 hour.

Disclaimer: Before following the methods, methods and tips mentioned in this article, consult a doctor or relevant specialist.

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