Jump Start Physical Therapy and Training

How to Optimize the Benefits of Baby-Wearing

Find out why baby-wearing is good for both babies and parents, and how to do it safely. If you ask expecting parents to show you their baby registry, you will most likely see a baby carrier on their wish list. The practice of baby-wearing involves using a carrier, wrap or sling to keep your baby […]

How to Encourage Baby to Sit Up: What a Pediatric PT wants Parents to Know

Sitting and When to Encourage this Activity Congratulations on your journey thus far! By now I imagine you have gotten the hang of floor time play, including tummy time, and have mastered playtime on your baby’s back, tummy, and each side. Your kiddo is getting bigger and stronger every day and more skills are emerging. […]

Parent & Me Event with Linda Fruits @FruitsofMotherhood

Parent And Me Event with Mom Influencer @FruitsofMotherhood: What to Expect When brainstorming our Parent & Me Free Community event, we wanted to make sure the vibe was fun and real. We wanted parents to have fun, connect with each other and have their kids enjoy a space that was clean, fun and just cool! […]

Giveaway: Over $400 in Prizes

Companies that are changing parenthood get together to pay it forward with over $400 in prizes! When you think of parenthood what comes to mind? Poop diapers? Sleepless nights? Tummy time and other baby motor and speech milestones? Mommy and Daddy self-care? Pediatric visits?  We get it! And so do Melissa, Donnya, Mallory, Chelsea and […]

The First 6 Months of Baby Milestones

play position for crawling development

Our hope is that after you read this article you will better understand an infant’s gross motor development in the first 6 months of life, how to help your kiddo engage in purposeful play to acquire their skills, and when to seek out assistance and why early intervention matters. The sooner you are able to jump-start your kiddos development, the better!