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The other half of back to sleep is…TUMMY TO PLAY! Tips and Tricks to make tummy time a success!

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Did you know that babies are not spending enough time on their stomachs? This is contributing to a rise in delay in mobility, plagiocephaly (change in head shape), and torticollis (preference to tilt head and look to only one side), and can affect both gross motor and fine motor development. While we recommend sleeping flat on the back in a …

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Navigating the Baby Registry

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Baby Registry Dos  and Don’ts You are pregnant, congratulations on your newest family addition!  After the joy and excitement, come those overwhelming feelings that can accompany preparing for baby. Information overload can easily creep in on all the things you should buy for little one, and we know you want the best! This is to provide you some must haves …

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Finding a Fit: 5 questions to make sure your child and their therapist are a fit

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Think about the hours you spend choosing babysitters, schools, pediatricians, and sports leagues for your children. Shouldn’t the same thought and attention go into choosing a physical (or occupational, speech, counseling) therapist for your child? Often times we hear that parents go wherever their pediatrician mentions, but is that the best fit for YOUR child? You have the choice to …

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Container Baby and Christmas

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As a pediatric physical therapist, I learn a lot about trending baby devices. There are so many to keep up with! Jumpers, swings,  bumbo chairs, mamaroo, and the list never ends. At Christmas Grandparents, Parents, and Friends all want to buy the latest hip baby item for your little one. No matter the device, the question is always the same: …