Music Therapy with Infants (0-3 Years)

Music Therapy with Infants (0-3 Years)

Why Use Music for Babies? Research suggests that babies prefer music over simple speech sounds. It has been proven that infants between 5 months and 2 years respond to music by rocking and moving their bodies to the music. Not only do they rock and move to the music,...
Tips for Saving, Freezing, and Reusing Breast Milk

Tips for Saving, Freezing, and Reusing Breast Milk

By following recommended storage and preparation techniques, breastfeeding mothers and caregivers of infants and children who are breastfed can maintain the safety and quality of expressed breast milk for the health of the baby.   These are general guidelines for...
Vision: What Can My Baby See in The First Year?

Vision: What Can My Baby See in The First Year?

At Birth At birth, a baby blinks in response to light. A new-born baby may focus on a stationary object fairly well, but would likely not follow it if it moves.  It is easier for a new-born baby to see something next to them using peripheral vision, as their central...
Fostering Self-Regulation in Infants and Toddlers

Fostering Self-Regulation in Infants and Toddlers

What is Self-Regulation? It is the capacity to which a child can manage their responses, both behaviorally and emotionally, to changes in their environment or within situations[1]. In practical terms, it is the way your child copes with changes in their schedule or...
Sensory Play:  Is It Important?

Sensory Play: Is It Important?

How We Learn About the World Around Us Our sensory systems include touch, taste, smell, vision, hearing, movement (vestibular) and body awareness (proprioception). [1] We interact with the world through these senses. We may withdraw from something if our brain...