BABY MILESTONES DELAY…WHEN TO WORRY

As a parent, you know your child best. If your child is not meeting the milestones for his or her age, or if you think there could be a problem with the way your child plays, learns, speaks, acts, and moves talk to your child’s doctor and share your concerns. Don’t wait. It could be […]

YOUR BABY’S FIRST YEAR OF DEVELOPMENT

When will my baby sit up, crawl and walk? What is considered “normal” when it comes to reaching milestones? Babies build their skills based on the environment they find on each floor. If the interaction with you or other caregivers is responsive and enriching, she or he gets back on the elevator with even more […]

NURTURING YOUR BABY’S EMOTIONS THROUGH PLAY

Baby emotions and play Babies are generally good at telling you what they need – for example, ‘I’m hungry – feed me!’ But they’re only just starting to learn about emotions and how to express them. Play is the natural way that babies and children learn and develop, and play gives them a chance to […]

Tips for keeping baby healthy and germ free

Babies are most likely to get germs from older children. In families with multiple ages, older kids contract germs at school and bring them home, sharing with their younger siblings through two different ways — respiratory and direct contact. Older siblings transfer germs to younger siblings by coughing, sneezing, or kissing them. Or they come […]

DO BABIES HAVE EMOTIONS?

By the age of  9 to 12 months, your baby has developed a distinct personality and demonstrates emotions like sadness, happiness, anger, fear, hurt or discomfort. Here are some more of the social and emotional milestones you can expect: Social and Emotional Milestones At this age, a typical baby: • Knows when a parent likes […]

How to tell if your child has an ear infection

  Next to the common cold, ear infections are the most common disorder in children. The painful facts are that more than 80 percent of children will be diagnosed with an ear infection by the time they celebrate their third birthday, almost half of these kids will have suffered from three or more ear infections […]