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25-36 Meses Lista de Comprobación de Hitos Comunicación

Comunicación – Hacia los 30 Meses Utiliza constantemente frases de 2-3 palabras Usa “dentro” y “sobre” El cuidador entiende al menos el 50% del habla Sigue indicaciones de 2 pasos sin relación; p.ej. “Dame la pelota y ve por tu abrigo”. Entiende sustantivos y pronombres básicos Entiende “mío” y “tuyo” Comunicación – Hacia los 36 … Continued

Utensils and High Chairs: When is Baby Ready?

As baby begins to eat more solids, you may have some questions about high chairs and utensils. So when is baby ready for these things? Find out more! Using a High Chair: This usually happens around 6 months. It’s time to get a high chair when baby is sitting up on their own and starting … Continued

What is Torticollis?

What is Torticollis? Positional torticollis occurs when the muscles in baby’s neck become stiff or tight, which causes baby’s head to tilt to one side. These muscles run on both sides of the neck from the back of the ears to the collarbone. This stiffness can be attributed to a number of reasons including womb … Continued

How to Keep Baby Safe During Bath Time

Splish-splash, it’s bath time! The bath can be a great place to play, work on sensory and motor skills, and even learn about the importance of staying clean! It can also be a key part of your little one’s routine. When it comes to safety, there are some extra steps to take during bath time. … Continued

Bath Time Routines to Help Parents and Baby

Bath time is essential for baby! It keeps them healthy, clean, and can even help with teaching them independence as they get older. But let’s be honest—bathing can also be a challenge! Baby may not want to get wet or in the tub, or may not like the sound of running water. It can be … Continued

Parents’ Guide to Encouraging Using Utensils

Read along with the video below! Is baby ready to start using utensils? By about 1 year baby should be able to finger feed themselves. This is an important fine motor skill and it also means baby is ready for utensils! Start with spoons! After they’ve mastered the spoon, try a fork next. You may … Continued

How Can I Help My Toddler Learn New Words?

This is a guest blog post written by Stephanie Tuthill, M.A., CCC-SLP, and Becky Chamberlain M.S., CCC-SLP. It is so exciting when baby starts to talk! Your toddler is developmentally ready to talk around their first birthday, and will start adding new words to their vocabulary in the coming months. So what do you do … Continued

Take a Stand! How to Help Baby Stand on Their Own

Everyone talks about baby’s first steps—but what about baby’s first stand? It may not be a motor skill with quite as much celebration, but hey, it’s still a pretty big deal! So when does baby first start standing with support? Baby will begin standing by pulling on something to stand with support. Usually around 7-12 … Continued

Parents’ Guide to Standing Independently

When does baby first start standing without support? It’s different for every baby depending on their motor skills, but baby will usually start standing independently between 9 and 12 months old—but just for a second or two! As baby learns more about walking, their standing skills will improve too. Can you help them learn to … Continued

Understanding Interoception: The Internal Sense

Have you heard of interoception? This is a sense that helps us know what’s going on inside our body. Interoception helps us realize that we’re hungry, tired, or too hot or cold. Watch to learn more, or read up on the interoceptive sense here. Want to learn more about the senses? Check this out! The sensory … Continued

One Easy Way to Help Prevent Flat Spots

Here’s one of the easiest ways to help prevent flat spots: change the direction baby sleeps each night! Baby will be drawn to look at you from their crib. This causes baby to rest on alternating sides of their head. Remember, baby should always sleep on their back!

What To Do If Baby Keeps Rolling Over During Tummy Time

Tummy Time is an essential move for baby’s development! But that doesn’t mean baby always loves doing it. In fact, many babies have trouble with the position. As baby’s core muscles get stronger and they begin to roll (around 4 months), they may try to roll off of their stomach and onto their back during … Continued

Parents’ Guide to Baby Rolling Over During Tummy Time

Tummy Time is an essential move for baby’s development! As baby’s core muscles get stronger and they begin to roll (around 4 months), they may try to roll onto their back during Tummy Time. When baby starts to roll over during Tummy Time it may be tempting to stop doing this position altogether. However, it’s best for baby’s … Continued

Dentists? Brushing? Feeding? What to Expect When Baby’s Teeth Come In

What makes a perfect baby smile? Adorable baby teeth, of course! This new phase of oral development can come with a lot of questions for parents. When can you expect those pearly whites to come in? What do you do if baby is showing signs of discomfort while teething? When do they need to start … Continued

Games for Your 52 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play Squeaky Toy Fun: Help baby squeeze a squeaky toy to hear the sound. Next, cover it with a blanket and squeak it again. See how they react to hearing the sound this time and help them pull off the blanket. Helps baby exercise their memory and ability to locate sounds. Bubble Time: Blow bubbles for … Continued

Games for Your 51 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play Tower Time: Use stackable blocks while playing with baby. See how high the tower will go! They might laugh when it all comes crashing down. Helps baby practice developing motor skills. Big Toy Time: Babies at this age love playing with large objects. Place some pillows on the floor and help baby crawl over them. … Continued

Games for Your 50 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play Toy Chest: Show baby where toys are put away so they can crawl to find different toys. You can also have baby help clean up toys by saying simple requests, e.g. “give me” or “put in.”Helps baby learn to follow commands and develop gross motor skills. Tidy Up: Ask baby to pick up scattered … Continued

Games for Your 49 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play Kickin’ Back: Attach a foam or soft ball to a piece of string and dangle it in front of baby within their reach. Have them try kicking ball while on their back, then hitting it while on their tummy. Helps baby learn how to move their arms and legs in new ways and build … Continued

Games for Your 48 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Beach-Ball Tummy Time: Blow up a beach ball so it’s almost full, with a soft spot. Hold baby carefully on top of beach ball, tummy down. Roll them back and forth, side to side. Helps baby develop core strength and balance. Obstacle Crawls: Try to encourage baby to crawl over, under, and through various objects at home. Take … Continued

Games for Your 47 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play First Interview: Ask baby questions and encourage response with words, baby sounds, cooing, or babbling. Record the conversation and play it back for baby to hear. Helps baby develop communication skills. Round of Applause: Clap with excitement after baby does something good. Encourage them to clap with you. Helps baby learn how to use movements to … Continued

Games for Your 46 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play Push Toys: Introduce push toys that allow baby to practice walking with some support. You can also use a large cardboard box or laundry basket with heavier items in it for stability. Helps baby develop gross motor skills. Towel Time: Use a dish towel to play peek-a-boo. Ask “Where’s mama?” and when mom appears, say … Continued

Games for Your 45 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play Body Points: Ask baby where their feet are. After they point to them say, “Hello feet!” Keep up activity involving different body parts. Helps baby learn names of body parts. Two Hand Throw: Give baby small, lightweight toys in left and right hands so they can practice throwing with both arms. Helps baby with gross motor … Continued

Games for Your 44 Week Old Baby | 10-12 Month Games

Games to Play Body Reflections: Stand with baby in front of large mirror. Ask baby to point to different body parts when you name them. Helps baby learn to understand receptive language (how to take in messages from others). Play Hokey Pokey: Sit baby upright in your lap and sing the song while taking turns holding each of … Continued