ERIC Number: ED472187
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Nine-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 ninth 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, games for learning and skill-building, the 9-month checkup, early intervention and baby's developing skills, bathing the baby, bowel habit and sleeping patterns, feeding suggestions, protecting the baby's teeth, choking hazards, and nonparent infant care. The pamphlet concludes with a list of relevant information resources for families. (KB)
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: email@example.com. For full text: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OESE/earlychildhood/healthystart/.
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. For related document, see PS 030 816.