According to the experts, instead of using the rocker swing or the electric baby swing for your baby sit in. You can spend about 10 to 15 minutes for your child learning to walk and crawl. This will help your baby develop both the physically and mentally. Of course, this also creates a healthy foundation for the future.
In addition, the exercise when the baby is an early age will help him form the good habit later. I am sure that your baby will be more active when he grows up.
So if you are worried about that your baby should exercise when he is under 12 months of age. I will answer that your baby should exercise as soon as possible. Even he can exercise after birth in some days. Now I will list some simple exercises which you can choose the most exercise for your baby.
1. Pulling the hand
This exercise is very simple. You only need to use your hands to pull your baby sit up and slowly lowered. You can repeat this exercise 4 times.
2. Exercising for the legs of the baby
You can look at the direction of this movement as follows:
- Firstly, you place the baby on his back,
- Then, you start to lift the right leg up. At the same time, you try to lift the toe of this leg to touch on the leg ear;
- After that, you will change the leg. And this leg also moves the same;
- Repeat this movement about 5 times for each side;
- In addition, the mother must be very careful.
3. Moving the position from sitting to standing
Place your baby to sit and hold your hand and in this position, you can pull gently up and down. The baby will react with the operation of the back and try to extend his legs for standing. However, you also make sure that the baby will be safety during exercising because he can not keep the balance well.
4. Supporting the baby when he walks
When your baby can feel more comfortable in the standing position and hold your hand. You can practice the baby in the first steps. You must remember that you just hold the baby’s hands.
Normally, the baby will hold tightly your thumb to enhance the neuromuscular response from the back muscles. As soon as possible to stand, the baby will be very excited about moving legs.
Until you feel that the situation of your baby is relatively stable you can drop one hand. At this time, your baby will only hold your one hand to walk.
In the first time, your baby can fall so you should note. After a time, he will feel more confident and he can walk alone.
Jumping is one of the exciting exercises which many babies love so much. You can look at some following steps:
- Hold your baby’s body with two hands;
- Lift him up a little and gently put him down. At this time, the feet of the baby will touch on the floor;
- When the feet touch the floor you will feel your baby tries to push his body up;
All movements will look like jumping. Besides, you can use this method to play other exercises which related to jumping.
6. Practicing to climb the stairs
Many parents think that climbing the stairs are a very dangerous exercise for the baby. Therefore, they often skip this exercise and do not allow to approaching the stairs. It is a wrong thought.
In fact, climbing the stairs is the great exercise and it is very important to develop some skills in the future.
You can put some baby toys on the top. Your baby will try to climb to take it. To do that, it means your baby is practicing to climb the stairs.
In short, there are a lot of exercises which they are suitable for your baby when he is under 12 months of age. Depending on each stage you should apply the different exercises to bring the strong body for your baby. Do not worry these exercises will be dangerous to your baby. You will see a lot of surprised things which your baby exercises soon.