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Baby Milestones

Stimulate Development from 0-3 Years

By Carol Cooper

  • Paperback
  • £15.99

Over 130 million children are born every year The first three years are the most important in a person's development

Learn about the stages of early physical and emotional growth, learning and development and help your child achieve those important milestones, such as first words, first steps and first recognizable drawings. Doctor Carol Cooper advises on the best games and activities to help stimulate your child's mental, emotional and physical development and addresses common concerns, including key issues on health and safety.

Biographical Notes

Dr Carol Cooper MA, MB, BChir, MRCP is a practising family doctor, writer, broadcaster and medical advisor and columnist for Britain's most popular daily newspaper. Her main interest is in family and child health and she is the author of a number of bestselling childcare books. She has three children, including twins.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780600613541
  • Publication date: 15 May 2006
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Hamlyn
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