Baby handling for optimal physical development

Presented by Shreidan Guyatt, Mater Mothers' Hospital

Mater Mothers’ Private physiotherapist shares their expertise to encourage your baby’s optimal physical development. Outlining baby handling and development tips including picking up, holding and playing with your baby. Also, some body awareness tips for protecting your core and spine whilst caring for your baby. The session will end with an introduction to baby massage.

This Bupa Parenting Insights talk is given by Sheridan Guyatt from Mater Mothers’ Private Hospital. Sheridan focuses on the following topics:


This talk will help you understand how to handle your baby for optimal development. Sheridan demonstrates the variations of tummy time, introduces plagiocephaly and how to avoid it by using different sleeping positions, baby massage and the benefits to you and your baby.

This video is beneficial to new and expecting parents.

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Note: The views and advice expressed on this blog post are those of the author and are not representative of the Pregnancy Babies & Children's Expo.

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