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Tools and Tips for Caring for Infants with CF  

The first two years of life are very important for your child's healthy physical and emotional development. Getting the proper nutrition and medical care are essential. Paying attention to your little one's emotional development is critical, too. The ability to give and receive love are rooted in these early years.

Here are some articles to help you take care of your baby's special physical needs plus ways to build and strengthen the bonds of attachment with your baby.

  Comfort Holds for Procedures
 
  Pamphlet: Caring for Your Infant
 
  Where’s The Instruction Manual for This Child?
 
  Ages and Stages: The Early Years
 
  Video: CF Infant Care: First Year of Life
 
  CF and Nutrition in the First Year- The Basics
 
  Health Maintenance Recommendations for Infants with CF
 
  Babies and Breathing Treatments: Do's and Don'ts
 
  Tips for Giving Oral Medications to Babies
 
  Understanding Brain Development in Young Children

 

The development of a child's brain holds the key to the child's future. Although the "first years last forever" in terms of the rapid development of young children's brains, the actual first years of a child's life go by very quickly. So touch, talk, read, smile, sing, count and play with your children. It does more than make both of you feel good. It helps a child's brain develop and nourishes the child's potential for a lifetime.

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