The way your baby needs to move before they crawl

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Wed 7 March 2018

16 mins

Turning heads, tummy time, rolling and sitting are all things a baby needs to get on top of before that marvellous moment when your baby starts to crawl.

Debbie Evans is a Senior Paediatric Physiotherapist at Therapies for Kids. She takes us through how we can help our baby with from tummy time to preparing them for sitting, plus what to look out for in the first few months.

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