ERIC Number: ED470220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Seven-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 seventh month of life. Following a brief description of developmental characteristics at this age, the pamphlet offers advice on a variety of topics, including: your baby's new independence, feeding, moving bath time to the "big tub," talking together to help spouses handle stress, fathers and babies, fun on the floor, early intervention and your baby's developing skills, and including the baby's siblings. The pamphlet concludes with a list of relevant information resources for families. (HTH)
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Rearing, Child Safety, Childhood Needs, Cognitive Development, Fathers, Infant Care, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Personal Autonomy, Physical Development, Play
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free); 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/sevenmonthpdf.
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 sponsored by the Texas Department of Health. Developed with Susan H. Landry and Craig T. Ramey.