Physical Development - Turning a Baby

Turning The Newborn Baby
  • Different view for baby
  • Strengthens neck & upper back muscles
Simple techniques
    1. Slide your hand under the baby
    2. Support his head & neck with palm
    3. Support torso with forearm
    4. Place other hand in the front
    5. Two fingers on cheek in V-shape
    6. Lift the baby off the mattress
    7. Place the baby face down
    8. Remove both hands
  • If baby is uncomfortable, pick him up
  • Help the baby turn his head slightly

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Sonali Shivlani

Childbirth Educator,

Sonali Shivlani is an internationally certified pregnancy, lactation and child nutrition counselor. She has worked with more than 15,000 couples and has conducted pregnancy and parenting sessions and workshops internationally. She is the Executive Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program at CAPPA International and trains candidates in the field of prenatal fitness.

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