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Brain Basics

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Making Connections

Development Processes

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Prenatal Period

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Role of Experience

Sensitive Period

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The Brain & Child Development

Learning

Infants: Birth – 12 Months

Toddlers: 12 – 24 Months

Children: 24 – 36 Months

Children: 36 – 48 Months

Physical Well-Being

Protecting the Brain

Safety and Security

Achieving Good Health

Healthy Pregnancy

Healthy Childhood

Mealtimes Matter

Good Nutrition for a Healthy Brain

Breastfeeding Benefits the Brain

Attachment

How Attachments Form

Caregiver’s Role

Secure vs. Insecure

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Play

Benefits of Play

Playing with Others

What Children Need

Consistency

Elements of Consistency

Consistency in Childcare

Setting Consistent Limits

Benefits of Consistency

Stress

Effects of Stress

Dangers of Stress

Reducing Effects of Stress