Ten Ways that Parents can Support their Infant’s Needs and Developing Abilities

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Ten Ways that Parents can Support their Infant’s Needs and Developing Abilities
In recent years, the work of psychologist Harriet Heath has gained significant currency in the field of child development. Accordingly, Based on Heath’s developmental chart, the following report provides a list and commentary on ten ways that parents can support their infant’s needs and developing abilities. The list and discussion is organized according to the following developmental areas – sensory (3 parental suggestions), cognitive (3 parental suggestions), and developing emotional competencies and gaining a sense of self (4 parental suggestions). 
In terms of the first category, sensory development is critical because it works in concert to enable an...
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..... Social and Emotional 
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