This painting by Jan Steen features common baby accessories from the 17th century: teethers, falling caps, and leading strings:
What if crawling is unnecessary? There are cultures in which babies are not allowed to crawl and are never given floor time. What effect does that have on their development?
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Can an infant carrier stop your baby’s cry hole? Science says… probably not. But it might make you feel better.
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Wouldn’t it be great if there was some infallible trick to calm a crying baby? According to science, there just might be. (Get on your walking shoes.)
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