Tummy time is one of the most important experiences for the motor and cognitive development of the infant from 0 to 9 months. It consists of placing the infants on their tummy even when they are not yet able to turn around or even crawl.
The main benefits of Tummy Time are:
Tummy Time is “a real newborn gym” consisting of a series of exercises to be done with the newborn and the baby lying on their tummy (for about 15 – 30 min). These exercises should be carried out in a quiet home environment with due care and attention, without overtiring the babies. The surface to be used should be safe, rigid or semi-rigid and designed for the needs of newborns and infants. During Tummy Time, it is recommended to remove the cylinder and hold the Welcome Pod open to allow stimulation through extension of the lower limbs.