Gymnastics Second Month
What does gymnastics for a child in 2 months include? Charging begins with stroking and should alternate with massage movements. Read more about how to massage babies, read our other article. All listed exercises are considered universal. They can be performed at any age in children under one year. Only the duration and intensity of movement changes.
Exercise number 1. Kid lies on his back. It is necessary to take him by the wrists and open his arms to the sides, then cross his chest, as if the baby is hugging himself, and then return to the starting position. This exercise can be done 5-8 times.
Exercise number 2. Kid in the same position. It is necessary to clasp it by the forearm and raise the arms up to the level of the shoulder girdle, and then lower it down, pressing it against the body.
Exercise number 3. Baby in the same position. It is necessary to clasp the baby by the wrists and perform several circular movements with the hands forward and then in the opposite direction.
Exercise number 4. Baby in the same position. It is necessary to clasp the baby by the forearm and perform several alternate movements of the arms up and down.
Exercise number 5. Baby in the same position. It is necessary to clasp the child by the wrists and forearms and perform several shock, boxing movements with his hands forward.
Exercise number 6. Baby in the same position. You can make circular movements of the hip joints with diluted knees to the sides. You can also apply the method of passive stabilization, as is done in charging for newborns.
Exercise number 7. Baby in the same position. It is necessary to alternately raise and lower the legs, pressing them to the stomach.
Exercise number 8. Baby in the same position. You need to touch the heel of the right foot on the knee of your left, then change the legs and do the exercise in the same way.
Exercise number 9. Baby in the same position. It is necessary to straighten and connect the feet of the baby in the knees and feet, then raise them up and down.
Exercise number 10. Baby in the same position. You need to lift his legs up and make everyone the famous exercise «bike», alternately rotating his legs.
Exercise number 11. The baby is lying on his stomach, leaning on the forearm. It is necessary to bend the legs at the knees and press them to the hip joints, the “frog” pose will turn out.
Exercise number 12. In the same position, you can alternately push the legs to the side and up, bending at the knees. When pushing the legs you need to act gently, without pressure. You can also alternately bend the legs at the knees at a right angle and imitate a movement similar to running.
Gymnastics for babies at 2 months in most types of exercises are passive. The child only observes her mother’s hands, emotionally responds to gentle words and strokes. But at the same time the reflex muscular responses are included in the baby. Of course, it’s early to speak about conscious movements at this age.