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The Second Six Months: Moving Up - Part Six

This article includes the following items: Mastering the World of Words, Baby Words, Gestures and Body Language, Word and Voice Associations, , No-No-No,. Fun and Games with New Words and Gestures, Waving bye-bye, Imitating gestures, Peek-a-boo, More ball games, Keeping the Game going, Caring For your Baby's feet, When should I buy shoes for my baby?, Why does my baby need shoes?, Will shoes help my baby walk?, How can I tell if baby has outgrown her shoes? Toe room, throat room, The counter, What to look For In A Baby Shoe. This is the last part of this article. I hope you found the other five parts.

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The Second Six Months: Moving Up - Part Five

This article includes the following items: Hand Skills, Baby Accommodates Hands to Objects, Container Play, Getting Into Your Baby's Mind, Signs of Developing Memory, Games to Play, Mental Protections. There will be one more part to this article so be sure to keep an eye out for it.

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The Second Six Months: Moving Up - Part Four

This article includes the following items: Nine to Twelve Months: Big Moves, Loco motor Development, What About Safety Gates?, Bypassing the Crawling Stage, From Crawling to Scaling to Climbing, Standing Supported, Cruising Along, From Cruising to Freestanding to First Steps, Standing free., first steps, Helping the beginning walker, From Crawl to Squat to Stand, Early Walkers --Late Walkers. There will be two more parts to this article so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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The Second Six Months: Moving Up - Part Two

This article includes the following items: Pick Up and Play: Hand Skills, Development of the Pincer Grasp, Learning to Release, Transferring Objects, Developing a Stronger Grip on Things, Fun for Little Hands, Hand dominance, I Search of Baby Handcuffs, Language Development, Gesturing and Social directing, Reading Baby's Language, Helping Language Development, Fun and Games for the Six-to-Nine-month-old, There will be four more parts to this article so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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The Second Six Months: Moving Up - Part Three

This article includes the following items: New Fears and Concerns in the Second Six Months. Stranger Anxiety, Easing into strangers, For more difficult cases, Separation Anxiety, Is Baby Too Dependent?, Close Parent-Infant Attachment Fosters Independence. There will be three more parts to this article so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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The Second Six Months: Moving Up - Part One

This article includes the following items: Six To Nine Months: Exploring Big, The Crawling Sequence, Lunging forward, First crawls, Making a Bridge, Cross-crawling, The Mental Side of Crawling, Advanced Maneuvers, From Crawl to Sit, Reinforcing the Little mover, Pulling Up and Moving Around, Taking a Stand, First Cruises, Waive the Walker. There will be five more parts to this article, so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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The First Six Months: Big Changes - Month Six

This article covers the following topics: The Sixth Month: Sitting Big, A Relief for Parents, Pushing Up and Moving Around, Playpens: Don't Fence Me In, Raising Healthy Teeth, When should we expect our baby's teeth to appear?, When should we first take our baby to a dentist?, When should I start brushing baby's teeth?, Besides brushing, what else can we do to help our baby's teeth?, Don't let baby sleep with a bottle of milk or juice., What about fluoride? How can I tell if my baby is getting enough?. This is the last part of this article. I hope you found the other five.

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The First Six Months: Big Changes - Month Five

This article covers the following topics: The Fifth Month: Big Reaches, Reach Out and touch Someone--With One Hand, Maintain Voice Contact, Favorite Five-Month Activities, Playing airplane, Pushing off, Pushing up, Playing with the feet, Pulling to sit and stand, First Sitting, Rolling over, Standing better, Playing with a Five-month-old, Grab and pull, Block play, Toy Tips for the Five-Month-Old, Table fun, Cushion play, There will be one more part to this article, be sure to keep an eye out for it.

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The First Six Months: Big Changes - Month One

This article covers the following topics: The first Month: Big Needs, Opening Moves, What Newborns Can See, What Newborns Like to See, Tips for Holding Baby's Visual Attention, Fixating, How to Tell If Your Baby's Eyes Are Crossed, Gazing, What Newborns Can Hear, A Mind of Their Own, Mental Pictures, Picking Up Each Other's Scent, A Mutual Mind-set develops, Baby's Behavioral States, Enjoying Your Newborn's Smile, Newborn Reflexes, There will be five more parts to this complete article so keep an eye out for them.

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The First Six Months: Big Changes - Month Two

This article covers the following topics: The Second Month: Big Smiles, The great Imitator, Visual Development, Eyes and Head move together, Sees farther, Eye-catchers, What Babies Like to Look At, Sit me up to see my world, Become an eye watcher, Guessing Your Baby's Eye Color, Babies First Smile Makes It All Worthwhile, Engaging Behaviors, Feeding Behaviors, Two-Month Talk, Tips for Talking to Your Baby, Two-Month moves. There will be four more parts to this article. Be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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The First Six Months: Big Changes - Month Three

This article covers the following topics: The Third Month: Big Hands, Handy Hands, Reach out and grab someone, Opening Baby's Hands, Holding power, A Posture Tip For Stimulating Hand Play, Baby's Visual Development Shines, Three-Month Talk, Communicative cries, Vocalizing increases, Three-Month Moves, Stand and lean, Floor play, Learning cause and effect, A Three-Month Review, Safety Tips, Flat Head,. There will be three more parts to this article, be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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The First Six Months: Big Changes - Month Four

This article covers the following topics: The Fourth Month: Big Looks, The Master Skill - Binocular Vision, "My Baby's Not Doing That," Reach out and Touch Someone -- Accurately, Moves of the month, Pre-teething Signs, Fun and Games with a Four-month-old, Three Favorite Four-month-Baby Poses, Gitche-gitche-goo, Language Development, Four to Six Months, New sounds, Help your Baby to Be a Good communicator, Precious Recordings, Social Signals, Decoding Social Signals, Social gesturing Begins, But What About Spoiling? There will be two more parts to this article, be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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Growing Together: Enjoying Your Baby's Developmental Stages - Part Four

This article covers the following topics: At a Glance: Birth To Two Years Chart. This is the last part in this article. I hope you found all four parts and enjoyed them.

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Growing Together: Enjoying Your Baby's Developmental Stages - Part One

This article covers the following topics: Growing Together, mutual sensitivity, mutual shaping, mutual competence, Attachment Parenting: How It Builds Better babies and parents, attachment parenting helps babies (and parents) thrive, attachment parenting organizes babies, writing your baby's story, attachment parenting is good brain food, the shutdown syndrome. There will be three more parts to this article, be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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Growing Together: Enjoying Your Baby's Developmental Stages - Part Two

This article covers the following topics: How Babies Grow, getting-bigger charts, getting-smarter charts, progression is more important than timing, why infants grow differently, baby's body type, growth spurts, health and nutrition, The five Features of Infant Development, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, language skills, social and play skills, cognitive skills. There will be two more parts to this article, be sure to keep an eye out for them.

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