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ERIC Number: ED472557
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 37
Abstractor: N/A
Buen Comienzo, Buen Futuro: El Bebe de Nueve Meses (Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Nine-Month-Old).
Landry, Susan H.; Ramey, Craig T.
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 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 nine-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)
ED Pubs, Education Publications Center, U.S. Department of Education, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free); Tel: 800-872-5427 (Toll Free); Fax: 301-470-1244; e-mail:; Web site: For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: Spanish
Sponsor: 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.