Tummy Time!

Little Bean on his Tummy

Little Bean is growing by leaps and bounds! I can’t believe how alert he’s been these past few days. I’ve been trying to make an effort during his most awake times to get him on the floor for some tummy time. We normally gravitate towards the bouncer, but he’s not very active there. According to the article Baby Brain Power,

[Putting baby on his belly] is also important for the nervous system, boosts coordination, and helps your baby’s visual development because she can track side-to-side movement.

This morning I laid out a blanket next to me while folding laundry and he got about 4-5 good baby pushups in. That’s what I call them anyway. Here’s one I captured on camera…

Little Bean on his Tummy

He did great! Now, if I can only get him to realize he has hands! He hasn’t reached for anything quite yet.

 

Tummy time is great for baby’s cognitive development — find out what else you can do to boost your little one’s brain power!

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