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November 2016

Tummy Time: Take Two!

By |November 19th, 2016|Gross Motor|

In one of the previous posts the link was made between tummy time and the development of a strong connection between the eyes and the vestibular system. The eyes and vestibular system have a connection that allows our eyes to automatically adjust to movement. This process takes time and grows throughout the development years. Tummy [...]

October 2016

Tummy Time Take One!

By |October 19th, 2016|Gross Motor|

“My daughter hates tummy time!” “Every time I put him on his stomach he cries within one minute.” “Oh, he does NOT like to be on his stomach.” Tummy time! Most parents have heard of it and pediatricians talk about it.  What is it and why is it so important? As a pediatric occupational therapist [...]