Tummy Time

Give your baby plenty of tummy time when he or she is awake and when someone is watching. Supervised tummy time helps your baby’s head, neck, and shoulder muscles get stronger and helps prevent flat spots on the baby’s head.

mother and baby enjoying tummy time together

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