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Child Development

These resources on child development offer understanding, support and intervention.

November 16, 2019
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Scientists know how vital relationships are to humans, with enormous power in infancy.

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Practical ideas for designing playgrounds that work for children aged 0-3 and their caregivers.

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September 8, 2019
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The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University offers lots of great information online, including these short videos about early child development.

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As a new mother, Janet learned how to respect her infant's capabilities and need to initiate actions and be informed about what was going to happen. Janet shares her knowledge and experience with infants, toddlers, children - and their parents - on her website, social media, podcasts and blog. 

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Handout - Wholehearted Family Policies - by Family and Home Network for the State Child Care Administrator's Meeting, 2004, Child Care Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

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Baby GooRoo - "We focus on health, nutrition, and safety, with an emphasis on breastfeeding. Our content is science-based and thoroughly researched."

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Dr. Claudia Gold's blog "speaks to parents, professionals who work with children, and policy makers. I aim to show how contemporary developmental science points us on a path to effective prevention, intervention, and treatment, with the aim of promoting healthy development and wellbeing of all children and families."

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A selection of expert advice about parent-child time together.

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The Natural Child Project says:  Our vision is a world in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion.
In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust.

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Research on co-sleeping.