Last updated on Jun 21st, 2021 at 11:09 am

During tummy time, your baby works against gravity and builds muscles.

Your little one also starts to develop postural control, which is the basis for all movements as your baby gets bigger.

Occupational Therapist, Paula Barnard explains why tummy time is so important for your baby’s development in this Pampers YouTube video. She also shares her tips on how to get your baby used to tummy time so that it is something that he enjoys.

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