Supine or Prone?

Choosing the right standing frame can be difficult, especially for the first time. Our comprehensive range offers an opportunity for every child to stand and get the benefits.

Supine refers to someone being on their back, if someone is lying down with their back supported, they are said to be in a supine position.

Prone describes someone being positioned on their front. This is an important developmental stage for every child and is referred to by other names, one of these is tummy time. If someone is lying on the tummy with their front being supporter, they are said to be in a Prone position.