ERIC Number: ED470223
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Buen Comienzo, Buen Futuro: El Bebe de Cuatro Meses (Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Four-Month-Old).
Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Distributed by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Education, and Health and Human Services, this Spanish-language 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, Multilingual Materials, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Role, Physical Development
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.edgov/offices/OESE/earlychildhood/healthystart/fourmonthspanish.pdf.
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.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: This publication was an initiative of Laura Bush as the First Lady of Texas and sponsored by the Texas Department of Health. For English version, see ED 468 146. Developed with Susan H. Landry and Craig T. Ramey.