Once your baby turns four weeks old, midwives and plunket nurses recommend starting tummy time each day. Tummy time is when you put your baby on their tummy for anywhere from a few minutes to 15 mins and more (increasing it as you go) while you’re watching them.
There are many reasons why your baby should practice tummy time:
Don’t be surprised if your baby dislikes tummy time in the beginning. Not many enjoy it and usually end up in an awkward face-plant position. But once they get the hang of it, they enjoy it. Older babies love reaching for toys and look around.
Tips on Tummy Time