Unwrapping the controversy over swaddling

Unwrapping the controversy over swaddling Copyright © 2013 by the American Academy of Pediatrics Kristy Kennedy, Correspondent When Danette Swanson Glassy, M.D., FAAP, meets her newborn patients in the hospital, they often are bundled up in a swaddle. “As everybody knows, babies are born and cleaned up

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Dr. Nancy Freeman retires from University of South Carolina

Colleagues, friends, family and students gathered to celebrate the career and retirement of Dr. Nancy Freeman, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of South Carolina. A retirement reception May 7, 2012, at USC’s Child Development Research Center honored Dr. Freeman and her lifelong commitment

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 24, May 2013

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 24, May 2013 Music as an Instructional Resource and Support Music can play a role in setting the tone of an environment, developing skills and concepts, helping children make transitions, and building

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SCPITC in action at Myrtle Beach child care center

Hunter’s Ridge Child Care Center in Myrtle Beach, S.C., embraces SCPITC’s recommendations for caring for infants and toddlers. Using their $500 materials grant from SCPITC, the one-year-old classroom at Hunter’s Ridge was able to purchase a child-appropriate table and chairs. Their teacher, Robin, says the new furniture

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Outstanding senior award goes to SCPITC staffer

A team member of the South Carolina Program for Infant/Toddler Care, Tiffany Livingston, recently received the Early Childhood Education Outstanding Senior Award presented at a ceremony at the University of South Carolina. Livingston was selected by the early childhood education faculty, who cited her leadership both in

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Baby Talk: Issue No. 23, April 2013

Baby Talk: Resources to Support the People Who Work With Infants and Toddlers Issue No. 23, April 2013 More on Toddlers, Touchscreens and Learning This article by Lisa Guernsey highlights findings from several recent publications related to the use of personal technology with toddlers. http://earlyed.newamerica.net/blogposts/2013/more_on_toddlers_touchscreens_and_learning-81754   Early

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