Parents’ Guide to Tummy Time
Parents’ Guide to Tummy Time is part of our Parents’ Guide series. View the entire series for quick videos, packed full of development info and tips.
Parents, you know Tummy Time is important. You’ve read up about the importance of Tummy Time here at Pathways.org. But do you know how to do it without baby getting upset? We can help! See why Tummy Time is so important, different Tummy Time positions to try and tips!
Tummy Time can begin as soon as your baby comes home from the hospital. Baby should work up to an hour of Tummy Time per day by 3 months of age. Pathways.org encourages parents to aim for a few minutes at a time, several times a day. American Academy of Pediatrics recommends back to sleep and tummy to play!
Don’t forget to use the Pathways.org Baby Calendar. This gives milestones and weekly games to help baby reach milestones based on your baby’s birthday!