positioning for infants 101 to encourage gross motor development and limit flattening the head: alternate end of crib and changing table, lots of tummy time, limited use of bouncy seats and swings, alternate which hip you carry the baby on
Tummy time is often something that we are encouraged to do to help baby crawling - we have tips on what to do with tummy time, but also other ideas for encouraging crawling from around the web. Come on and get that baby moving!
Tummy time modifications: another idea if your baby is having difficulty tolerating tummy time is doing a tummy down carry. The picture demonstrates how to position your hands on the baby to carry them in the prone position. Make sure you switch directions the baby is facing each repetition to prevent any asymmetries from developing.