It’s a thing!

Curious why your baby can’t seem to get his tummy off the ground to crawl on hands and knees? Seen some babies “army crawling”? Here it is! If I sound excited, it’s because I am!! Belly crawling is a major paradigm shift and an under-appreciated milestone, in my opinion. Let’s give it its due attention.

Podcast interview

I had a blast talking with Laura Bruner on Modern Mamas Podcast about everything I could think of about belly crawling. Hear some from her as well about her experience with her daughter.

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MMP Episode 58: Eliza Parker Returns for Belly Crawling

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“In this episode, Laura sits down for a wisdom filled chat with Eliza Parker on her 4th MMP appearance. We dive deep into a topic with little recognition but immense importance: BELLY CRAWLING! The why, how, when, and what all in one place. We even talk about how EVERYONE should give it a try no matter what age and the reasons why movement and emotion are so intertwined. Don’t miss this one.”

Video: Belly Crawling vs Hands-and-Knees Crawling

Plus! Check out my video and get the scoop on how these are different so you know what to look for in your baby.


Eliza Parker is a certified Infant Developmental Movement Educator® (work of Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen), Aware Parenting Instructor (Aletha Solter, Ph.D), Body-Mind Centering® Practitioner, and trained Feldenkrais® Practitioner.

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