Child Development

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Dr S Anandalakshmy
Advisor on Child Development & Education, Chennai


A baby's mind is like a sponge, constantly soaking up information. Everything is a new and exciting experience for a newborn baby. She is always absorbing information through her five senses – sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.


Watching violent or age-inappropriate images on TV, in movies or on computers can significantly disrupt children's sleep.

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It can be helpful to give the child something hard to chew on.


Play is essential for learning in children and enhances their growth and development. More importantly, toys bring parents or caregivers and children...