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0-3 months: place to relax


Every day, find one of the infos extracted from the new issue of the collection "Les Essentiels d ': 80 tips to help it progress from 0 to 2 years", sold with the October issue of. Today, relaxation and tone in the program.

  • The psychomotor development of your baby owes nothing to chance. It is done along two main axes: from the head to the feet, from the spine to the hands. This psychomotor development plan is part of its genetic heritage. In the first month, he tries to leave the fetal position he has held for 9 months.
  • Gradually his muscles will stretch and his body will find his lying position, relaxed limbs. His hands, still under the reflex of fatping, will gradually open while he will use his forearms to recover when he is on the stomach. He begins to raise his head which he will hold firmly at 3 months.

3-6 months: what a tone!

  • The muscle tone of his spine is getting stronger. Lying on your stomach on the changing table, your baby stretches, his legs and arms take off ... he's flying. Soon, he will be able to turn his back on his stomach and stomach on his back. Be careful not to leave it unattended on the changing table, it is now very tonic! He really starts to have fun with the toys in front of him and never tires of discovering his feet he puts in the mouth. The movements carried out with his hand are refined, he tries to catch his rattle with his palm, but loses it quickly, it is the "palmar grip".

Stéphanie Letellier

Find more information in "Essentials of: 80 tips to help him progress from 0 to 2 years", sold with the October issue of, pocket size.

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