ERIC Number: ED466289
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Newborn.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
This booklet offers guidance to parents in caring for their newborn babies. Advice is given on the following topics: (1) newborn health screening; (2) what a healthy newborn looks like; (3) newborn reflexes; (4) baby checkups; (5) fathers' role; (6) the baby blues; (7) sleeping position; (8) breast milk; (9) breast feeding; (10) bottle feeding; (11) checkups and shots; (12) what it's like to be a newborn; (13) changing diapers; (14) keeping a memory book; (15) installing car seats; (16) newborns' brains; (17) guiding babies every day; (18) babies' people skills; (19) learning to communicate; (20) why babies cry; (21) ways to soothe babies; (22) preparing the baby's bath; (23) bathing the baby; and (24) being gentle when bathing the baby. Information resources for families conclude the booklet. (EV)
Descriptors: Breastfeeding, Child Development, Child Health, Child Rearing, Childhood Needs, Infant Behavior, Infant Care, Neonates, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Parenting Skills
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Note: This publication was sponsored by the Texas Department of Health. Contributions from Susan H. Landry and Craig T. Ramey.