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Baby GooRoo

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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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Child in Mind

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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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Time with Children

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

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The Natural Child Project

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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.

Sleep

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Research on co-sleeping.

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Parenting Counts

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Parenting Counts, a product of the Talaris Institute, offers parents research-based information about child development.

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Newborns: what are they telling us?

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HUG Your Baby's mission: Based on child development, lactation and pediatric literature, HUG Your Baby’s trainings and resources help parents (and the professionals who care for them) understand a baby’s body language in order to prevent and solve problems around eating, sleeping, crying, and parent-child interaction and bonding.

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National Institute for Play

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The National Institute for Play unlocks the human potential for play through all stages of life using science to discover all that play has to teach us about transforming our world.

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Play
June 5, 2013

The Power of Emotional and Social Competencies

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Emotions are not just a personal issue. A person’s emotional development has effects on how well they function in social situations. Mothers’ and fathers’ emotions and behavior deeply influence their child's emotional and social development. 

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January 1, 2001

The Irreducible Needs of Children

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Book Review of The Irreducible Needs of Children, by The Irreducible Needs of Children: What Every Child Must Have to Grow, Learn, and Flourish by T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. and Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.