Tummy time

My Two months old baby doesn’t like tummy time. He will cry when I make him do that. I am not rushing into it.. I try doing it few mins a day but he continued to cry awhile after I put him on tummy time. Even for trying to make him fall asleep in cot, I flip him on his tummy but he cried even harder when I do that. What can I do?

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Super Mum

A lot of babies don’t like it. Start off by placing him against your chest with you lying down, so he can see your face. If doing it on the playmat/firm mattress, lie down beside him and put your face in front of his face, talking to him. This gives him an incentive to try to look up to see you. You can start off with just a couple of seconds for tummy time, then gradually extend the duration. Please don’t do tummy time when puttinf him to bed:) It’ll get him worked up, making it harder for him to sleep. Plus, lying on the tummy to sleep’s not safe anyway. It’ll get better soon hopefully!:)

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Place a pillow or cushion under his chest while doing tummy time. Make it entertaining for him by letting him look at himself in the mirror/see stand up books. Please dont ever let your baby sleep on his tummy as he may suffocate if his passageway is blocked. Babies this age still do not know how to flip.

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Try doing it on your chest first. You can also burp him on your lap as a kind of practice. My girl didn’t like it too but when she was 4.5 months old, she did it all the time and can even stay in that position for a Long time.

Super Mum

Maybe try putting on your chest first... Let him get use of the feeling.

Try put your baby on your chest?

Super Mum

Can ask doctor for colic medic

Super Mum

Maybe it is Colic

Super Mum

Colic medicine