Tummy Time’s Role in Feeding, Speech & Language Development

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Tummy Time! Child development experts have sung (and sung) its praises, and most parents and parents to-be understand that it’s important. Placing your baby tummy down on your chest, lap, or supervised on the floor is integral to every aspect of her development. Here, we’ll sing tummy time’s praises again, focusing on its role in […]

Put the Wipe Down! Pros of Messy Eating for Babies and Toddlers

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A visit to the hand-soap aisle of any store tells the story of an ever-increasing trend towards cleanliness. Anti-bacterial soaps and hand-sanitizers reign supreme and our fear of all things dirty can lead us to clean our babies’ pacifiers every time we put them in their mouths, keep our kids away from dirt at the […]

From Purees to Carrot Sticks – When is Baby Ready for New Foods?

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As a new parent, you might be wondering when to introduce different types of solid foods to your baby. Our advice–from one of our speech language pathologists, Chris Rowlee, and our Co-Founder and Director of Speech Therapy Mandy Alvarez–is simple and based on years of correcting feeding-related issues: When your baby meets new gross motor […]