From picky eaters to food explorers, each child has their unique culinary preferences. Don’t worry, though! We’ve gathered some practical tips to help you foster healthy eating habits and make mealtimes enjoyable for your little ones……..
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Learning how to move around!
Around this time, your baby is developing into a toddler, ready to explore the world. This is a very exciting time where nothing in your home will be safe anymore from little grasping hands, as your child is learning to move around without your help. At this time, your child may be able to crawl, stand with assistance, walk with support, or walk independently! All are examples of gross motor milestones, big movements that we use our larger muscles for.
Interview with a sleep expert!
Why do we sleep? Why do some little ones refuse to sleep? And why do some have crazy sleep patterns? Watch the video below hear sleep expert, Professor Alice Greggory, and Professor Pasco Fearon, Children of the 2020s Study director, chat about sleep in toddlerhood!
Popular Baby Names
Oscar? Freya? Isla? Muhammad? It wouldn’t be unlikely if this is the name of your baby since those are included in the Office for National statistics’ annual list of top 10 most popular names for boys and girls in 2021…
Less is more: the growing brain!
At birth a baby’s brain is already a quarter of the size of an adult’s brain. In the first few years of life, the brain goes through an incredibly fast period of development. But how can the brain still increase in size during childhood when the number of actual brain cells are about the same as at adulthood?
Need Some Advice?
Here are some websites and numbers you may find useful for advice on the range of issues included in the study.
Learning in the Womb
The physical development a foetus goes through is truly impressive! In only nine months they grow from a single cell into an amazing human baby. And during that time, they also learn a variety of things that they will use in the world outside the womb, without knowing what the purpose is while they are learning it.
What can babies remember?
Over the last few decades, there has been lots of super interesting research that shows all the different kinds of memories that infants are able to form
Why do we not remember being a baby?
What’s your earliest memory? Your first day at nursery? Your younger sibling being born? Your 3rd birthday party?
How to use BabySteps!
We have put together a walkthrough video to show you all the exciting features that are exclusively available via BabySteps app to Children of the 2020s study participants.