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tummy time

when did you start your son or daughter with tummy time? :)

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akalei

Asked by akalei at 10:08 PM on Jan. 20, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • When they were just a couple weeks old. It's never really too early to start.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:10 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • only with the oldest and she screamed bloody murder, I gave up.

    middle slept on her tummy and still does.

    youngest hated it as well.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:11 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • Just start with a minute and then a little longer each day. Let them cry for a sec... it won't kill them. :p
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:14 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • my daughter is 3 months old and she hates being on her tummy!! It all depends if your baby likes it...if so go for it if not maybe wait...its not really a big deal but DO NOT let your baby sleep on His/her belly!!
    MamaD620

    Answer by MamaD620 at 10:20 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • I started at around 1-2 months. but not for long b/c he typically cried. And worked up from there. He loved to sleep on his tummy tho. and at only 2 months old would roll over to his tummy in his sleep if i put him on his back
    Super09Mom

    Answer by Super09Mom at 10:28 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • I started my twins at about a month or so old. We would start on their backs and let them lay on the floor on their blanket looking around that way for a bit. Then I would roll them onto their tummies to give them a different perspective on things. They seemed to like being able to look around that way. There really is no right or wrong way to do it momma...just give it a try!
    Allergic2Stupid

    Answer by Allergic2Stupid at 10:39 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • Same here i started my Daughter about a month she cries for a bit when she is awake but she loves to sleep on her tummy she would roll on her tummy if she was on her back.
    brandidonaldson

    Answer by brandidonaldson at 10:41 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • Started at 3 weeks only for 5 minutes cried the hole time but now doesn't mind it after 15 mintues she's bored with it
    Anna5250

    Answer by Anna5250 at 10:50 PM on Jan. 20, 2010

  • i have really looked into this alot... and everything i have found about it all says that a child should start straight away... day1 if you are able to!!! For as little or long as baby wants... and slowly build up!!!
    good luck :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:56 AM on Jan. 21, 2010

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