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» Understanding Your Growing Child
Understanding Your Growing Child
Learning begins at home with you as your baby’s first and most important teacher.
Your relationship with your child and the time you spend together will help your child’s development in every way. Here is some information that may help you make the most of that time throughout your child’s first several years.
Birth to 8 Months
8 Months to 18 Months
18 Months to 24 Months