Category: Caring for Babies and Young Children

Caring for Babies & Young Children: Our January Topic 2019

In January we focus on the vital topic of caring for babies and young children. In this post you can view Our 10 messages for children to learn and share about caring for babies and young children and you can read about activities that we know work well with older

Engaging Adolescents to Accelerate Progress on the First 1,000 Days | Children for Health’s Work A Case Study

This paper was prepared by SPRING and Save the Children UK. Full acknowledgements are included in this PDF version, access the online version here. The first 1,000 days, the period between the start of a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday, is the most critical time in life for

Our January Topic | Caring for Babies | What Can Children Do?

Our January topic is Caring for Babies & Young Children, it is one of 10 topics with 10 ‘caring for babies and young children’ messages for children to learn and share. You can find more information about this topic by clicking here. The 100 Health Messages for Children to Learn and Share are

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Young Adolescents and their Role as Carers

Young adolescents (aged 10 to 14 years) have a very important role in the lives and the health of their younger brothers and sisters; as their carers. We have seen all over the world, children of this age carrying the baby on their back, feeding the baby, playing with the

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A Couple More Songs Just for FUN

Here is a post links to our series of 5 other posts on ways that older children can use music to play with and care for younger siblings or friends… Sing these songs with your whole family for a happy, healthy baby! Hushaby!   I Know Where I’m Going!  

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Musical Fun Time With Babies and Young Children Part 5

Here is the 5th post in the series of 5 posts on ways that older children can use music to play with and care for younger siblings or friends. Music and Mealtimes Sometimes your baby sibling can be crying just before food. He’s hungry! When you are ready to feed

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Musical Fun Time With Babies and Young Children Part 4

Singing to Soothe Baby Use gentle rocking movements and with just two notes (think of an ambulance “neeee noooooorrrrr” sound). Sing “baby, baby, I love you” or “sleepy baby, moon’s up high”. Even if the words mean nothing to your baby, your soft tune will calm little one. Singing to

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Musical Fun Time With Babies and Young Children Part 3

When you and your friends are with the babies and young children think of the songs you love to sing. With your friends make them even lovelier. Mix up the notes! Make the sounds a little higher and softer. Wiggle the notes! Hold your baby and swing her gently to

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Musical Fun Time With Babies and Young Children Part 2

When you are with baby helping baby to hear new sounds, YOU can help. Get close to your baby brother or sister. With your voice, make some up and down sounds – hums, squeaks, clicks, booms! Your baby will soon know and love your voice. This will make your baby

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Musical Fun Time With Babies and Young Children Part 1

Here is the 1st post in the series of 5 posts on ways that older children can use music to play with and care for younger siblings or friends… Look at the baby! Listen to baby! See how baby moves and listen to the sounds she makes! Is she a

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