ERIC Number: ED468286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Six-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 sixth month of life. Following a brief description of developmental characteristics at this age, the pamphlet offers advice on a variety of topics, including: finding a trustworthy doctor, introducing new foods, letting the infant fall asleep on his or her own, guiding the infant's activity, brain development at six months, games and floor time as play time, and child safety. The pamphlet concludes with a list of relevant information resources for families. (HTH)
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Rearing, Child Safety, Childhood Needs, Cognitive Development, Infant Care, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Physical Development, Play
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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.