ERIC Number: ED468146
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Four-Month-Old.
Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.; Department of Education, 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 fourth month of life. Following a brief description of developmental characteristics at this age, the pamphlet offers information on topics including feeding, early dental care, doctor check-ups, the importance of fathers, games to play with babies, toy safety, communicating with an infant, and baby responses to facial expressions. The pamphlet also answers questions parents frequently ask, and offers guiding principles to help babies every day. A list of information resources for families concludes the pamphlet. (HTH)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Child Health, Child Rearing, Cognitive Development, Developmental Stages, Emotional Development, Fathers, Infant Care, Infants, Learning Activities, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Physical Development
ED Pubs, U.S. Department of Education, P. O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free); 800-872-5327 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-470-1244; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/earlychildhood/healthystart/.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.
Note: This publication was an initiative of Laura Bush as the First Lady of Texas and was sponsored by the Texas Department of Health. For related "Healthy Start, Grow Smart" documents, see PS 030 647-649.