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The Wonderful World of an Infant's Brain

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Getting a Good Start: Expectations, Challenges and Fostering Growth in the Child's First Year of Life

Every child grows and adjusts to the world at his or her own pace. This article explores the evolving world of the child and self discovery in his or her first

The Importance of Lullabies

Lullabies from the greatest composers and spontaneous melodies sung and hummed by loving caregivers have brought comfort and sleep to countless babies.

Infants (0-1 year old)

Learn about components of the language development stage. During this stage, your baby is also developing bonds of love and trust with you.

Social and Emotional Development

Social relationships begin at birth. Here is a discussion of attachment and healthy social behaviors among infants.

Cognitive Abilities: Birth to 3

Children grow rapidly during the first three years of their lives. This article discusses some of the cognitive abilities for children age birth to 3.

Learning, Play, and Your 4- to 7-Month-Old

Your infant will learn to sit during this time, and in the next few months will begin exploring by reaching out for objects, grasping and inspecting them.

Learning, Play, and Your 1- to 3-Month-Old

After learning to recognize your voice, your face, and your touch, your baby will start responding more to you during these months and even give you a smile!

Understanding Brain Development in Young Children

This article is intended to assist parents understand how child's brain develops and role of parents in supporting child's brain development.

Infant Period

The article discusses the characteristics of the infant's developmental stage including their physical growth and brain development.

“Great introduction to infant brain development.  Only 2 pages - short and sweet!”
Infancy And The Developing Brain

Studies of brain development show that early developing brains are highly vulnerable.

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