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mom and baby play with mirror

Reflecting on babies and mirror play

  • play

Mirror play helps your baby develop self-awareness, part of their social-emotional development. And they love it.

tips for having back and forth conversations with your baby

Baby, let’s talk! Serve and return

  • language

Having back-and-forth conversations with your baby, even before they can use words, helps them learn and develop language. It’s easy and fun to do.

new mom with fussy baby

Coping with the challenge of a fussy baby

  • parenting

All babies cry, but some are harder to soothe or comfort, and that can be emotionally hard on a new mother.

The first few months with your newborn can be considered the fourth trimester

‘The Fourth Trimester’: Making the transition to parenthood

  • infants

Some experts consider the first few months after the birth of a child as “the fourth trimester,” recognizing that a mother and newborn are still…

caregiver talks with baby while feeding

Need quality child care for your infant?

  • infants

There are quality child care programs in communities across Arizona, and there are things you can look for and ask about to help you feel more confident in…

babies sleep more when they're more active

Physical activity helps babies get more sleep

  • sleep

New research shows that being more active in the day can help babies sleep more at night. And tummy time is a great way to boost physical activity.

young child playing with simple toys

Best toys and gifts for young kids

  • play

Check out our interactive guide to free or inexpensive gifts that promote learning for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. (The best gift of all is quality time…

baby girl sitting up looking for a hug

Parenting is hard. Help is a phone call away.

  • parenting

The Birth to Five Helpline is a free service open to all Arizona families of young children. Experts are available to answer any parenting questions.

tummy time tips to help your baby grow strong

Tummy time tips to help your baby grow strong

  • infants

Want to support your baby’s physical development? The answer is Tummy Time!

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