Physical/Motor Development- Leg training
As soon as the baby is born, he has the ability to kick. This innate ability will naturally disappear about 56 days after the baby is born. Early use of your baby’s ability and exercise training can make your baby learn to walk early, thereby promoting brain development and intellectual development. You can use these 3 tips to exercise your baby’s leg strength.
Lie your baby on his back and place a sounding toy or a rigid plate on the bottom of your baby’s feet to allow the baby to pedal at will, which will gradually trigger the conscious forceful pedalling, thereby training the baby’s flexibility and Kick ability. The mother can also touch the baby’s soles with fingers or other objects, and let the baby contract the soles of the feet.
It is best to assist your baby to do leg lifting exercises every day: Raise your baby’s feet at 45 degrees from the bed surface, and help your baby flex and stretch his left leg to the abdomen. Straighten his left leg so that his legs are 45 degrees above the bed. Lay down your baby’s feet and let your baby lie down comfortably. Similarly, change the right leg and repeat the previous action. You can gently lift your baby’s little feet and start singing nursery rhymes: The baby will stretch his whole body, stretches his legs, stretches his waist, and has to practice his body from a young age. ; Pleasant rhythm with the baby’s feet will make the baby feel very comfortable.
Let your baby kick
When bathing your baby, it is best to prepare a bath net holder for the baby, put more water in the tub, put the baby’s little behind in the net tray, protect the baby’s neck with one palm, and then let the baby’s limbs Free, after the baby gradually gets used to the environment in the water, the baby will start to play on the water. When the baby is a little older, the mother can imitate the swimming posture of an adult, holding the abdomen with one palm and the lower jaw with the other, letting the baby lie flat on the water, exposing the head, and freely moving the limbs, pushing the body to move in the water.