Month: February 2018

Why Are Crawling And Creeping Important For Development?

Why are crawling and creeping important for development? February 23, 2018 / Diane L. Crecelius, PT, CEO It is important to remember that each stage of development builds on another.  Each step is important for its own reason part of which is to build strength and/or endurance for the next step of development.  Preferably you do not want your child...

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First Year Of Development

Parenting needs to come with a handbook.  How many times have you thought that? Here is some helpful developmental guidelines so you can become an informed parent.  Know what to encourage and when! By 6 months your child should: Sit alone for short periods Begin to belly crawl Roll back to belly and belly to back Grab feet and bring...

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Why Is Tummy Time Important?

Why is tummy time important? February 18, 2018 / Diane L Crecelius, PT, CEO Today parents are offered so many options for positioning for their babies.  You can place your baby in a swing, in a bouncy seat, in a stroller, in a car seat, in a Bumbo seat, in a Johnny jump up and in a high chair. Actually,...

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Developmental Checklist

Is your child meeting their developmental milestones?