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Serve and return: learn how early childhood interactions are crucial to learning

Serve and return: learn how early childhood interactions are crucial to learning

"Serve and return promotes learning because these interactions actually help to develop the neural pathways in a child's brain," Yalow explains. Because 70 percent of all brain development occurs within the first three years of life, consistent use of serve and return is essential to establishing a strong foundation for success in school and later life.

FDA says ‘no’ to local anesthetics for teething babies

FDA says ‘no’ to local anesthetics for teething babies

In 2012 the FDA warned parents against using products containing the local anesthetic benzocaine to relieve their infants’ teething pain. Today the agency extended that advisory to viscous lidocaine — another local anesthetic.

Make Tummy Time comfortable for baby

Make Tummy Time comfortable for baby

Tummy time is an important part of baby's development because it helps baby learn how to sit up, crawl, roll over, and eventually stand. It is never too early to start tummy time with baby; you can get baby started from day one.

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