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2-1-1 Help Me Grow: Communicating Wants and Needs

November 20, 2013

If your baby is hungry or their diaper is wet, they will cry to get your attention. Over time, they learn to listen and understand your words, and begin to form words of their own.  Communication is not only verbal; it is physical as well. Eye contact and motions can often indicate if your child[…..]