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Do baby exercise classes help with physical development?
5 doctors weighed in

1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
The best exersise class is playing and having fun with your baby.
Yet they are a nice respite and a good opportunity to get out and meet new moms.

In brief: No
The best exersise class is playing and having fun with your baby.
Yet they are a nice respite and a good opportunity to get out and meet new moms.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
They're fun, and they'll give you and your baby a nice opportunity to meet people and get out a bit.
But no, i don't think there's any evidence that these kinds of classes actually help with development.

In brief: No
They're fun, and they'll give you and your baby a nice opportunity to meet people and get out a bit.
But no, i don't think there's any evidence that these kinds of classes actually help with development.
Dr. Roy Benaroch
Dr. Roy Benaroch
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: No
Normal, healthy babies develop just fine without exercise classes.
Because babies love to move around and play, every day of their lives is a spontaneous "exercise class". Parents should take time out every day to play with their children. If an infant has a developmental delay or some physical handicap, then a structured exercise plan can help improve the desired skills.

In brief: No
Normal, healthy babies develop just fine without exercise classes.
Because babies love to move around and play, every day of their lives is a spontaneous "exercise class". Parents should take time out every day to play with their children. If an infant has a developmental delay or some physical handicap, then a structured exercise plan can help improve the desired skills.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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