what is my strong little body?

with a glowing review from the australian PHYSIOTHERAPY association, My Strong Little Body is an early intervention therapy resource in ebook format, designed for any parent interested in nurturing their child’s first movement and learning experiences.

It is also a perfect guide for parents who want to support their baby with developmental delay, who may not be able to access a PHYSIOTHERAPIST face-to-face.


The easy to follow and beautifully photographed 10 step program is written by experienced Australian physiotherapist Alana Gardini.

It is overflowing with practical play strategies for home; designed to help babies build the skills necessary for all the major milestones, from the dreaded tummy-time all the way through to independent walking. Educational fact sheets complement the program, providing readers with insight and answers to the most frequently asked questions of a paediatric physiotherapist. 

My Strong Little Body is designed for babies of all abilities and is an empowering resource for any parent seeking to give their baby the best and strongest start in life.

The first 2 years are critically important for cognitive and motor development because the brain is experiencing continuous spontaneous plasticity
— Morgan, Cathy & Novak, Iona & Badawi, Nadia. (2013). Enriched Environments and Motor Outcomes in Cerebral Palsy: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Pediatrics.


For new parents, My Strong Little Body is a practical guide for encouraging motor development and positioning for play. Alana’s experience as a Paediatric Physiotherapist and as a new parent, plus her love of children and families shine throughout the book.
— Julianne Pegler, National Chair Paediatrics, Australian Physiotherapy Association
Just Perfect. Beautifully written and easy to follow. A resource that answers every question you’ll ever have about movement throughout the first few years of your child’s life.
— Kimberley Mellor (Physiotherapist & Mum of 3)
I didn’t know how to teach my child to do the things that other kids seem to find quite easy. Thank you Alana!
— Kirste Matsushita (Parent)
Full of fun and targeted at developmental growth
— Dr Susan Waller, Paediatric Physiotherapist and Senior Lecturer, Monash University Australia

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