Tummy Time

More and more babies are being put to sleep on their backs as a result of pediatricians’ recommendations to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome while sleeping. While this practice is suggested for safety and health, many babies are missing out on crucial awake hours of TUMMY TIME due to the habit of placing babies on…

What can an infant learn from movement?

It’s the old adage—you’ve got to crawl before you walk. An update to this old saw: you’ve got to push, pull, reach, grab, roll over, sit, and want to move before you walk.According to Ellynne Skove, a licensed movement therapist, yoga instructor, and teacher of GoGo Babies class at Families First, it’s important for children…