Wednesday, April 02, 2008

The front backward crawl

Today Lucy crawled backwards for the first time. Most of the rooms she spends time in have uncarpeted floors, so the poor little lady would find it hard to crawl. But we often put down some patterned tiles that give her a little more purchase and it was on these that she has made her first move.

She has lots of body strength, probably from all that time she spends in her Baby Bjorn front carrier. And in the morning she raises herself up off her belly with both arms to peer up into the bed and look for signs of wakefulness. So if we let her spend a bit more time in a crawling position, I wouldn't be surprised if she starts to get around a bit more.