Newborn


Development

The average child does certain tasks at specific times. Unfortunately, all children are not average. One child may master some skills early and others later. This section will give you an idea of what a "typical" child is doing at any given age.

Safety

This section focuses on prevention with age-appropriate ideas for keeping your child safe. While some ideas may seem like common sense, new suggestions are also explored. This is a great reminder for you to be proactive when it comes to your child's safety.

Parenting

Parents are always looking for ways to expand and improve their child's creativity, interaction and self-esteem. This section offers a list of ideas to be used as a springboard to active parenting.

Behavior

Volumes have been written on discipline and behavior in childhood. This small section is meant to be an inspirational sampling of ideas available to you. For more information, talk to your provider.

Nutrition

Growth and food go hand-in-hand. This section reviews age-appropriate advice pertaining to nutritional issues and mealtime behavior.

Health

There are certain health recommendations that affect nearly all children. In this section you will find practical advice on a wide range of health issues.

Resources

Many times, as parents, we need more information. Partners in Pediatrics has detailed handouts on many specific areas. Here's where you will find recommendations of books, articles and website resources that will provide more age-specific information on a range of topics.


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