Tummy Time: When to Start and How to do. Tummy time is important in infancy because it helps to increase physical development. Tummy time helps to strengthen head, neck and shoulder muscles. It also helps to prevent the babys head in becoming flat.
Infants sometimes wake in the middle of the night with horrible gas pains. Making a gentle tummy massage routine, along with a leg lift to the chest can help your baby expel gas to reduce stomach ache. To massage the stomach, place your hands above