when should u start tummy time?

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Anita - posted on 11/10/2009

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my lil one will be 2mos tomorrow, & she has been on her tummy for the last 2-3wks. she's my first that i actually leave on her belly this early for naps, cuz she sleeps so good. it still makes me nervous, so i check on her all the time.

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PJ - posted on 11/12/2009

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We started tummy time from day one as our little one was very colicky and this helped to pass the wind. She started off with just a minute or two but at 9 weeks old now she is having up to 10 minutes at time and is getting very strong in the neck.

Sarah - posted on 11/12/2009

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I was actually at my wits ends with trying to figure out what was wrong with one of my twins, when I put him on his tummy, he fell right asleep... it was a relieve... but like the other moms that worry, I do too, I constantly check him to make sure he is still how I left him, but when he is awake he loves to be in his boppy on his tummy, he is my social little guy. My other twin needs more tummy time, I want to see them both start crawling at 7 months. We shall see ;)

Michelle - posted on 11/12/2009

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if you haven't started yet u should start now my son is a little over 2 months and he started to hold his head up when he was a couple weeks old ..just lay down in front of him and talk to him and get a little rattly toy and shake it..it might not last long at first but i will get better..put him on his tummy for a little bit each day

Stephanie - posted on 11/12/2009

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my health nurse told me at about 2 weeks start cos iy helps build up head strength

Aisa - posted on 11/11/2009

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my son started tummy time from 2 weeks we only done it 5- 10 mins at a time now he will fall asleep and will want to stay on his tummy for his nap usually 2-3 hours my son is 9 weeks old now. so not to scare any one during his day naps i am always there watching him!

Bobbie - posted on 11/10/2009

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my son loves to sleep on his tummy..thats the only way he will really fall asleep...its also helped his neck leg and back muscles..

Evelyn - posted on 11/10/2009

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I started tummy time the first week she came home. She loves it and pulls herself up to her toys now. It has also helped her neck. She holds her head up on her own now. It also helps her with gas.

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My baby is 2 months, we started tummy time the first week and it has really paid off. She can hold her head up for a long time and she scoots. All she has left is to figure out how to get that butt up and she'll be crawling. Even if he gets a little fussy at first stick with it. Lay down in front of him and incourage him by talking to him in a very happy voice so he will pick his head up to try and find you. Put his arms out in front of him to help him realize that he can use them to push himself up. Just have fun with him and make a big deal out of every new move he makes. He is a gorgeous little guy.

Sheena - posted on 11/10/2009

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I do tummy time at least 3 times a day to help with her back muscles and leg muscles. Shes starting to like it more and more.

Rashmi - posted on 11/09/2009

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Yet to start formally. Only do it at times, to release some gas out of her tummy.

SueEllen - posted on 11/09/2009

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NOW!! :) Our tummy time only lasts for a couple of minutes. When she gets fussy I put her on the boppy for some tummy time (inside the hole with tummy up against the front) and she likes it because she can push up even farther :)

CaSandra - posted on 11/09/2009

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My pedi told us to start tummy time from the very beginning but I didn't until about one month old. At first Vanessa hated it but she thinks it's fun now.

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hi my little girl is 2 months now n we have let her have tummy time for a while now, isabelle loves having naps play time on her tummy.. just sit next to ur bubs n see how he/she goes as some like it n some hate it

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