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5 Reasons Why Sitting in the W Position is Bad & How to Stop W Sitting

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Why W Sitting Is Bad 

1. Bad Posture

"W" sitting rounds the back and makes it impossible for your child to sit up straight.

Bad posture will affect

  • how they move,
  • how they see, and
  • how they transition to different positions. 

 

2. Effects vision

"W" sitting creates tunnel vision. 

Tunnel vision is the loss of peripheral vision. 

When vision is affected the way your child moves and develops will also be affected. 

  • Does your child look awkward in their movements?
  • Does your child have a short attention span?
  • Has your...
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Are you in "wait and see" mode?

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Is your child past the age they "should be" manifesting milestones like crawling, walking, talking and you are wondering and "when will it happen?" or you are even asking yourself if milestones will even happen for your child.

 
If this is the case your child is already experiencing compound movement deviations and their development is delayed. The developmental delay might not be news to you, but what is Compound Movement Deviations?
 
From day one of birth, you can determine if a child is going to have compound movement deviations...
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Are you tired of the milestone talk?

 

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A Better Way to Determine Developmental Success

Instead of a piece of paper that lists a child's age and the milestones they are supposed to be accomplishing. Wouldn't you rather have a way to measure your child's movement successes and what that means for their development?
 
 
Do you find your life slowly deviating from the lives of your peers as their children progress and yours does not?
 
Have you asked yourself any of these questions?
"Why can't my child move?"
"Why can't he/she roll over, crawl, walk, eat solids, talk?"
"What...
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How Vision Affects Movement and Baby Milestones

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Babies, children, or adults with vision problems will have movement and milestone challenges.

While many say vision does not affect milestone development, that is 100% false.

A child with poor vision can become developmentally delayed due to the child's inability to respond to stimuli with efficiency.

While baby vision develops over time, much can be done to make sure your child's vision is on track.

Michelle Turner Leading Expert in Baby Movement and Milestone Foundations and Development shares with you how to be aware of some of your baby's most...

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Baby Crawling With One Leg, Is this Normal? NO (6 Atypical Movements)

 

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To work with your child's one-legged crawling, you need to work with their rotational movements, Start the Milestone Momentum Crawling Course today giving you step-by-step exercises teaching a baby how to crawl, CLICK HERE

 

 

 

One-Legged Crawling Is A Sign of 6 Movement Deviations in Your Baby

#1 - Difficulty in Tummy Time

#2 - Rolling Over Probably Only Happened One Direction

#3 - Your Child Had Difficulty Grabbing Both Feet with a Pump

#4 - Your Child Didn't Come To Sitting From Their Back From Both...

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Baby Exercise for Umbilical Cord Birth Trauma / Cord Wrapped Around Neck and Spinal Articulations for Movement

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Baby Exercise for Umbilical Cord Birth Trauma.

First focus on each individual vertebra and then work on the spine as a whole. 

So I'm I'm here in just working and I need to work on the spine.

Now the tendency with anything we do in life, we think lifting up.

But with the baby, it's a bit more about the down.

So if the spine is here, my touch going down; my down is just significant, if not more so than, my touch going up. 

So when I go up, I'm going to affect the system by initiating the absolute horizon in the...

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Tell-Tale Sign of Risk of Cerebral Palsy in a Baby / Infant: Counter-oppositional Movements

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Can You Tell a Baby has CP Right Away?

One of the signs that a child is at risk for Cerebral Palsy (CP) is that they manifest counter-oppositional Movements. 

An example of what counter-oppositional movement is, is shown in the short video.

Within the first hour of birth you can see if a child is doing counter-oppositional movements. 

But because risk for CP can be assessed at birth using the Newborn Movement Assessment™ (NMA), risk for Cerebral Palsy can be reduced using the Movement Lesson™ Technique. 

You can teach your...

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High vs. Low Muscle Tone Baby - How Muscle Tone is Developed at Birth

Things you might say if you have a baby with high or low muscle tone:

High Muscle Tone Baby (Child):

  • My baby is stiff
  • My baby can't bend their legs, their arms
  • My baby startles a lot
  • My baby is very colicky
  • My baby has bad reflux
  • My baby is delayed in their baby milestones

Low Muscle Tone Baby:

  • My baby is floppy
  • My baby is nonresponsive
  • My baby has no head support
  • My baby is delayed in their baby milestones

 


Atypical Development Baby and Hypotonia Muscle Tone or Low Tone Baby - 5 Low-tone Secrets

 

Atypical Development Baby and Hypotonia Muscle Tone or Low Tone Baby - 5 Low-tone Secrets

 

How Low and High Muscle Tone is Initiated at Birth 

During a natural delivery through the contractions of the mother, this is the first time that the baby gets to experience active and passive muscle response.

As the uterus contracts, the baby experiences the stimuli of active or high tone muscle, and the muscle tone transfers into the baby.

In between the...

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Instead of Asking, "How to Swaddle a Baby?" ask "Why?" and What...?"

What are the Affects Swaddling Can Have on Your Baby? Things to Consider Before Swaddling Your Baby.

  • Compounded movement deviations occur when a baby is swaddled. 
  • Swaddling becomes addictive because a baby doesn't know how to move when it is not swaddled. 
  • Determining whether a baby should be or shouldn't be swaddled, one can use the Newborn Movement Assessment™ to determine if the baby is at high risk or low risk for movement deviations (developmental milestone delays).    
  • Parents must be careful not to swaddle too much as it can cause developmental milestone delays.
  • If a child needs to be swaddled, The child needs Movement Lesson™ or some form of early intervention sooner than later. Needing to be swaddled is an early sign that negative movement deviations are already occurring in the child's system. 

Have You Ever Asked, "Should I Swaddle My Baby?"

Let's talk about swaddling. It's not about "do" or "don't do."

We have...

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Mom Approved - 6 Essential Baby Exercises

6 Essential Exercises for Movement & Milestone Development*

The purpose of these exercises is to teach you a skill set you can use in the home to initiate milestone movement patterns for your child.

You are not teaching your child to mimic a movement. You are teaching them to do transitional milestone movements. 

Transitional milestone movements are the movements that happen between milestones movements; in other words, teaching your child the necessary movement.

  • to independently get an arm off the floor and to reach (reaching),
  • to get the head off the floor and into the air (successful tummy time),
  • to go from the back to the front and the front to the back (rolling over),
  • to independently get in and out of sitting and so on.

At a minimum, take 15 minutes a day, working on each side of the body, and go through each of these exercises.

It doesn't matter if your child is an infant, baby, toddler, teen, adult, for any person to have movement success, these...

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