In my practice as a physiotherapist specialised in paediatrics, I work with children from birth to walking.
Je recommande aux parents et aux auxiliaires de la petite enfance de mettre les bébés au sol le plus possible pour stimuler la motricité libre.
• The concept of free or spontaneous motor skills dates from the 1960s. Emmi Pickler (a paediatrician) was convinced that the small child is able to develop on its own, without adult intervention: the child evolves freely under the adult's supervision. Motor development occurs naturally and in a specific order.
• Safety and hygiene are key criteria for Tamoli.
• For extraordinary childrenTamoli allows the development on the floor for freedom of movement and also to practice the exercises learned at their physiotherapist's.
The time on the floor is a relief for the joints that are badly used when sitting in a wheelchair. Free movement makes sense for these children because it is never too late to work on and acquire motor skills, even with a disability.
What a joy for parents to settle down with their child on the floor to play and exercise the movements.
Soyons prudents avec l’utilisation de certains accessoires
Les nombreux accessoires de puériculture sont bien souvent une entrave à la motricité libre. Et oui, rassurez-vous, pour laisser votre enfant expérimenter il n’est pas nécessaire d’acheter du matériel spécifique, bien au contraire ! Le transat, le cale bébé, le trotteur, le parc sont des accessoires permettant d’installer l’enfant dans une posture qu’il n’est pas en mesure de prendre seul ou qui limite les mouvements. Ils sont donc déconseillés. Cependant restons rationnels, leur utilisation avec parcimonie reste tout à fait possible
Banned in some countries, it is important to realise the uselessness of this accessory which is still too often present in homes, according to the false idea that the walker is good for the child. AND NOT !!!!! A child in a walker is necessarily a child who cannot move by himself. This means either that he is too young to walk or that he cannot walk by himself.
If they are not old enough to walk: please give them time to develop their walking skills. Before walking, there is the crawling, a very important moment of discovery of its environment which, in addition, constitutes the basis for learning to walk alone and in complete safety.
If they are old enough to walk, but don't:
1. Give them time and make sure they are comfortable on all fours. It will work when all the conditions are right.
2. If you have any doubts about their development, see your doctor.
But don't put them in the trotter, it distorts the learning of the apprehension of his environment and the use of his body. Standing up would then be a challenge.