ERIC Number: ED468148
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Buen Comienzo, Buen Futuro: Su Recien Nacido. (Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Newborn).
Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Department of Agriculture, 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 Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Department of Agriculture, 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 the English version, see PS 030 424. For related "Healthy Start, Grow Smart" documents, see PS 030 646-647 and PS 030 650.