Baby steps to movement

Babies need our help to learn how to move about and strengthen their muscles.

Really simple things can help – and they are fun for parents too!

Click below to find out what you can do, right from birth:

Before your baby starts sitting:


Learning to balance and sit


When your baby starts crawling …

Some babies don’t crawl – they miss out this stage.  They sometimes “bottom shuffle” instead.  And some babies crawl backwards.  This is nothing to worry about.  The ideas on these pages will still help.


Learning to stand and walk