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According to the Canadian 24-hour movement guidelines, babies and toddlers should not be restrained in strollers or seats for more than an hour at a time.
Even babies benefit from a rub down
Essential skills to reach, stretch, crawl, and roll
Better sleep and improved mental health cited among advantages
The important relationship between movement and cognition
And, yes, it includes enjoying the scent of your baby’s head
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Helpful ideas to make those first 12 months happy and healthy
The motor coordination skills that your child learns now will help her throughout her life
Beyond sleeping, eating, and cognitive development, babies need to move, too
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