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Newborn and Infant Care

This training is designed to help new parents as well as infant caregivers. Generally, infants are not placed in out-of-home childcare settings until they are at least 4-6 weeks old; however, child caregivers, especially those in Early Head Start and similar programs, also often work directly with the new parents even before the baby arrives. This training is based on the primary activities of newborns and infants. They sleep, they eat, and they wet and have bowel movements. Safety and disease prevention also are included.

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At the end of th
e session, the participants will be able to:
  • Describe the sleep needs of infants, including safety considerations.
  • Describe the nutritional needs of infants, including benefits of breast feeding.
  • Demonstrate safe and sanitary diapering procedures.
  • List signs and symptoms that may indicate immediate medical attention is needed.

 

Content includes:

Preparing for baby's arrival; Sleep needs and safety considerations, including Back-To-Sleep; Feeding needs, including breastfeeding and formula; Bottle safety and sanitation; Introduction of new foods; oral hygiene; Diapering, diaper rash, and what the diaper can "tell" you; Growth and development milestones; Early brain development and nurturing; Crying; Disease prevention; Well-child medical visits; and When to call a doctor.

 

 

   
 
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(34 PowerPoint Slides)  Price $200.00

Healthy Childcare Consultants, Inc.
2312 Chandawood Drive, Pelham, AL  35124-1229
Telephone 205-663-7402       FAX 205-621-2149

Contact Dr. Charlotte Hendricks


* The boxed thumbnail images are examples from the training module.

 


Addresses Head Start Performance Standards. 

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