Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Pietro's Fight
One family continues to fight for their son who was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy at 3 years old. Pietro's Fight is an organization raising awareness and funding for research about the progressive genetic disorder.
Development Milestones: What to Expect at 5 Months
This 5 month old baby is getting stronger by the minute. When lying on his tummy we can see his perfect head control, and how he’s trying to raise his upper body up higher on extended arms. He even tries to raise his buttocks off the ground, but can’t manage both at the same time.
at last, he manages to get the toy. Well done Nate. Nate's attention span and concentration increases as he gets older and he spends more time exploring objects . He turns his head towards sounds and noises and is very interested in what's going on. Children at this age love listening to their parents' voices. He can communicate in four different ways by making sounds and noises, by his body movements, by gesturing and making different facial expressions , by crying. He smiles to his mom and dad, but not as much to strangers.
Development Milestones: What to Expect at 3 months
Learn what to expect from your baby at 3 months. See the physical, intellectual and emotional milestones your little one may be reaching and learn how to encourage your baby's development.
seen here lying on his stomach. He can lift his shoulders and head , but he's not yet strong enough to lift his chest. Matthew is trying to keep his head still to better focus on the
Development Milestones: What to Expect at 11 Months
In this video, you'll see two eleven month old girls who are at different stages of development. Watch and see which milestones each have reached and are still working toward.
Development Milestones: What to Expect at 19 Months
See which milestones your baby should be reaching by 19 months, like mastering walking and balance, and by skillfully using her fingers.
now than at 8 months ago, and she likes to practice her new skills . She can now draw with a crayon, build a tower of blocks, turn pages in a book, and twist or press buttons on a toy. Toys that can make a sound are especially popular at this age.
Baby Sign Language: An Introduction
Learn when to start signing with your baby, plus find out the benefits of baby sign language.
Lora Heller. I'm a music therapist, and teacher of the deaf, and founding director of Baby Fingers in New York City. Our program teaches sign language through songs and musical play to help parents bond with their babies and to help jump start language development. Today, I'd like to teach you some signs that you can use with your baby, but first, I think you should know why. There are tremendous amount of benefits to introducing your baby to sign language at an early age. First and most important is communication. A lot of studies show that babies who sign have a higher
Early Signs of Autism
This video from the Kennedy Krieger Institute, in Baltimore, features three children who show early signs of autism spectrum disorder playing with toys and interacting and communicating with others. It compares the footage on each of these children to that of typical children in the same
Rebecca Landa, Director of the Center for Autism and Related Disorders at Kennedy Krieger Institute . You are about to watch a brief tutorial illustrating the early signs of autism spectrum disorders or ASD. You will see 3
Development Milestones: Age 24 Months
See which milestones your baby should be reaching by 2 years old, like throwing or kicking a ball, walking both forward and backward and drawing with a crayon.
be tiring for the adults. But luckily for Mom and Dad, the terrible two's is only a face and will eventually past.
Development Milestones: Age 16 Months
See which milestones your baby should be reaching by 16 months, like walking and relaxing her grip on objects.
for her. This means putting a gate by the stairs, covering up electrical outlets , or child proofing drawers. Let's watch Mia as she plays with her toys. She's using her fingers more skillfully than a child
Baby Development: Age 6 Weeks
A 6 week old baby should spend short periods of time lying on his stomach, several times a day.This will strengthen the muscles in a baby’s stomach, neck, back, shoulder and seat. Having strong muscles will be important when a child is learning to crawl and to walk.