Babies Learn to Stand – level 2

06-08-2021 15:00

Since 1990, an Icelandic doctor has been teaching babies that are very young how to stand and balance.

To demonstrate, he stood in a pool and held up one baby on his hand, and the baby was able to stand without falling. His simple methods are to make their spines and upper bodies stronger.

Some doctors are puzzled by this. One doctor said that this is not logical. He explained that babies normally learn to stand by leaning on a chair at the age of seven to eight months old.

Difficult words: method (a way of doing something), spine (the bones that hold up the body along a person’s back), puzzle (confuse).

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