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Tummy time for twins...

Any suggestions to help my 4 month old twins enjoy tummy time more? I am always down on the floor with them. I have also tried mats, toys, mirrors, songs and I often allow them to face each other, but they cry if they are down there for more than a few minutes. As a result, I try tummy time a few times a day, but I am nervous about their muscle development.

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:04 PM on Mar. 21, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I never did tummy time at all with my kids. I didn't even know you were supposed to. They didn't like it. They all crawled and are extremely athletic now. I wouldn't force it.

    Answer by mompam at 3:06 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • i let my babies nap on their tummies, so they never had a problem being on their tummies.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 3:13 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • my twins were the same way! they hated it at first. I think I tried putting them down everyday for a few minutes but at first they didnt like it. as they got older they liked it more and more. I always did "naked" time, where I let them just lay in a diaper on their backs or stomachs. I found that at least one of my twins didn't like laying on zippers or buttons if he was in a sleeper type outfit, maybe its that? or maybe theyre uncomfortable. I'm sure they'll get more into it as they get older. I would just keep trying

    Answer by ElsaSalsaaa at 3:15 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

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