Tag: Caring for Babies & Young Children

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 (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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Children for Health has developed its top 10 messages on helping babies and young children grow well, for older children to learn and share. Older children throughout the world play a MASSIVE role in caring for younger ones. Do you work with children? Do you work with any programmes who

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