ERIC Number: ED470221
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Eight-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 eighth month of life. Following a brief description of developmental characteristics at this age, the pamphlet offers advice on a variety of topics, including: ways to keep baby safe, early intervention and baby's developing skills, reading to baby, teen parents, baby's brain, playing with an eight-month old, floor time, and questions parents ask. 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ed.gov/pubs/edpubs.html. For full text: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/earlychildhood/healthystart/eightmonth.pdf.
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.