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tummy time

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

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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.

    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.


    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

    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!!

    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

    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!

    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.

    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

    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 :)

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

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