ERIC Number: ED467077
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Three-Month-Old.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Distributed by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, and Health and Human Services, this pamphlet provides parents with information and advice about their infants in the third month of life. The pamphlet provides information on communicating with the infant through body language, preparing for the 4-month checkup, recordkeeping, infant feeding, sleep patterns, ways to facilitate the infant's development, infant safety, pacifiers, and toys. Also included is a description of typical behavior for a 3-month-old and answers to commonly asked questions. The pamphlet then describes infant emotional development and suggests games to play, things to do, and ways to help the baby learn. Mothers' needs for exercise, relaxation, and social and emotional support are also discussed. The pamphlet concludes with a list of information resources. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Health, Child Rearing, Child Safety, Developmental Stages, Early Parenthood, Infant Behavior, Infant Care, Infants, Pamphlets, Parent Materials, Sleep
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 800-872-5327 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-470-1244; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html. For full text: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/earlychildhood/healthystart/.
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.