Babies Learn to Stand – level 1

06-06-2019 15:00

In 1990, a doctor in Iceland starts to do something new. He teaches young babies how to stand and balance.

To show this, he stands in a pool. He holds up a baby on his hand. The baby is able to stand. It does not fall.  The doctor has simple ways. He makes the babies’ spines and upper bodies stronger.

Some doctors do not understand this. One doctor says that babies normally learn to stand at seven to eight months old. They stand by leaning on something. They do not stand by themselves.

Difficult words: spine (the bones that run up inside a person’s back), upper body (the area of the body from the chest to the stomach), lean on (holding onto something).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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