ERIC Number: ED346998
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Teen Parenting: The First Year.
This guide for teenage mothers discusses the needs of the mother and her child during the first year of the child's life. Information on the child's and the mother's behavior and emotions just after the child's birth is presented. Also presented is information on the following: procuring items needed for tending the baby; playing; crying; breast and bottle feeding; bathing the baby; changing diapers; dealing with emergency situations; and weighing the baby. For months 1 through 12, the behavior and needs typical of the child for each month are described, and typical activities relating to motor, language, mental, and social development are listed. Included with the information for month 3 is a discussion of the development of the baby's first teeth; and for month 5, discussions of feeding the baby and preventing the baby from choking while eating. (BC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Body Weight, Breastfeeding, Child Development, Child Rearing, Childhood Needs, Cognitive Development, Early Parenthood, Infant Behavior, Infants, Language Acquisition, Mothers, Motor Development, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parenting Skills, Social Development
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Spoon River Coll., Canton, IL.