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Tummy time is an important skill that babies need to start practicing as soon as they come home from the hospital. Spending a few minutes each day on their tummies helps babies improve their neck strength, prevents them from getting a flat spot on their heads, and develops their coordination and motor skills. Think of it as exercise for your little one, and just like adults, babies may be reluctant to do it.
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One thing that can help though, is a great play mat. These interactive mats comes in many different shapes, sizes, colors and themes, and all help to keep baby occupied while encouraging tummy time. Picking the right mat can make for hours of fun for your baby and, even better, some much-needed peace of mind for you.
Ready to get moving? Here are our picks for the best play mats to help your baby with tummy time.
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