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Baby Exercises for Your Newborn to Two-Year-Old

If you’ve recently given birth to a baby, perhaps the thought crossed your mind to get back in the exercise routine. You may not know that your infant can also benefit from exercise. Newborn–6 Months Dr. Kimberly G. Lee notes that during these early months, “Breathing, sucking, and swallowing all at once is exercise.” There’s no need for rigorous exercise, but your baby can begin gentle movements once her neck muscles develop in the first few months. Tummy Time Around 1 month, pediatricians recommend to start the dreaded “tummy time.” At first, aim for 3–5 minute session two to three times a day. minutes a day helps your baby develop vital neck and stomach muscles. Bicycling While your baby is supine, gently move your baby’s legs in a bicycle movement, smoothly move one leg in the direction of her chest, while stretching the other one. Head Elevation Hold your baby…