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TLC: 0 – 4 Months Video
Learn about proper nutrition for, fitness with, and how to nurture your new baby.
Important: Please print!
TLC: 0 – 4 Months Guide Booklet
Print and use this valuable guide to learn tips on how to help your child grow, learn and be healthy all the way to adulthood.
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Playing with your Child: Baby
Your baby needs to be active and play. Learn activities appropriate for your baby.
Used with permission from the California Department of Public Health.
Kentucky Infant Feeding Guide: 0 – 4 Months
Proper nutrition is vital your baby’s development.
Use the Bright Futures tile to download the “Infancy: 0-11 Months Tip Sheet” or visit the Bright Futures website.
Mom and Baby
Exercise with your baby!
Consult with your physcian before beginning any exercise program.
Calm your baby with swaddling!
It is generally recommended to stop swaddling your baby at 2 months.
Improper swaddling can injure your baby.
TLC: Breastfeeding Video
Invest in the future: breastfeed your baby. This relatively easy task will pay forward for many years to come. Learn more at: Health Department Breastfeeding Services.
Safe Sleep for All Babies Video
Help protect your newborn from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), suffocation, strangulation, entrapment, and smothering which can be caused by an unsafe sleep environment. Learn more: Safe Sleep for Babies.
The Period of PURPLE Crying
Babies tend to cry more from about two weeks until about three to four months of age. Some infants cry more than others! Never shake your baby. Learn more at: Purple Crying.
Expecting a baby? Have a baby under one? Get FREE text messages to keep you and baby healthy. Text “BABY” to 511411. Learn more at: text4baby.
Proper use of car seats helps keep children safe. The type of seat your child needs depends on several things, including your child’s age, size and the type of vehicle you have. Learn more at: Car Seat Information.
The links below lead to videos and resources to assist you at key milestones in your child’s development.