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Why is tummy time important to your infant's development?

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During tummy time, your baby lays on her belly to play while you supervise. It is important she spends some of her awake time on her stomach to develop physically and mentally.On her tummy, your baby lifts her head, which strengthens her neck and upper back muscles.Being able to move her head reduces your baby’s risk of SIDS because she can move away from anything smothering her. Strong muscles let your baby roll over, sit, and crawl.Tummy time also gives your little one a different view of the world.Babies need to learn how to support their heads when they are...