Day: July 15, 2018

Achieving baby milestones: barriers and parenting support

Among the factors that can prevent infants from achieving milestones are genetic defects, toxic influences during pregnancy, birth complications and premature birth, perceptual problems that remain unnoticed, malnutrition, lack of sleep, and lack of social stimulation. The key to negotiating these barriers is parental support. Barriers to achieving baby milestones Some babies may show genetic […]

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Baby milestones: from learning to move to learning emotions

Eight baby milestones have been discerned and extensively researched: (1) gross motor functions, (2) fine motor functions, (3) perception, (4) cognition, (5) verbal communication, (6) social relations, (7) self-regulation and (8) emotions. Baby milestones: gross motor development Throughout the first three years, babies progress from more or less stationary beings with little body control to […]

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