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Day 1: Did You Know? Low Muscle Tone.

By Jess

Some children with Down Syndrome have low muscle tone, called hypotonia. This means it can take them longer to talk, eat and walk. But they work extra hard to build up their muscles and they all get there in the end.

We are seeing a physio in a couple of weeks to see what base line exercises we can do with Frida to support her to work through her gross motor skills (like, rolling, sitting, crawling then walking) in a way that is right for her and ends up without her getting into bad habits that might cause her pain later down the line. It’s not about her hitting milestones quickly, it’s about hitting them right.