Baby Steps: Exercises for Baby's First Year of Life

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Berkley Books, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 267 pages
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Parents want to give their babies the best start they can. The simple, fun, and healthy exercises in this book show parents how to do just that -- aiding their child in physical, mental and emotional development, as well as strengthening the parent - child bond. With detailed exercise instructions, developmental charts, tips on toys, and sensible advice, Susan Fox gives valuable advice on how to help infants: -- Develop hand-eye coordination -- Improve muscle tone -- Stop fussing more quickly -- Enjoy touch and movement -- Build pre-speech and early language skills -- Develop motor skills -- Learn body awareness -- Sit up independently -- Develop thinking, learning and playing skills

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Contents

Calm and Comfort
6
Calm and Comfort
12
I Can Hold My Head Up
40
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About the author (1999)

Susan Fox is a pediatric neurodevelopmental therapist and director of The Pediatric Therapy Clinic in Seattle, with twenty years of experience helping parents and babies. She has taught numerous workshops on child development and teaches parent/infant classes designed to maximize babies' development. She also lectures regularly and provides consultation and training to early childhood educators and therapists.

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