Secret Guide To Tummy Time

This week, we speak with Rachel Coley, a pediatric occupational therapist, and the creator of CanDo Kiddo. Rachel focuses on the rationale behind "tummy time,"  some extremely useful tips to help your infant tolerate longer periods, and useful information to help you as parent/caregiver feel successful! Make sure you listen in for her Top 3 Tips for Tummy Time! Rachel clarifies and demystifies with a warm, compassionate tone, and you're sure to come away with new ideas and strategies!

Rachel Coley, MS, OTR/L, is a pediatric Occupational Therapist, a mommy and a self-proclaimed child development nerd. Professionally, Rachel specializes in infant and toddler development and has advanced training in the areas of infant neurodevelopment, sensory processing, head shape and neck tightness issues of infancy (Plagiocephaly & Torticollis) and feeding. Personally, she specializes in skillful navigation of a double stroller in tight spaces, hiding her ice cream addiction from her toddler and surviving on very little sleep. Rachel blogs and shares her books at CanDo Kiddo.com.

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Ayelet Marinovich, M.A. CCC-SLP

Ayelet Marinovich, M.A. CCC-SLP, is a pediatric speech-language pathologist specializing in work with pre-verbal infants, toddlers, non-verbal children, and their families. The Strength In Words podcast and blog were created as an additional resource for families of young children with infants & toddlers of all developmental levels. It is not intended to be a substitute for speech and language therapy.