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Toddler's First Steps: A Best Chance Guide to Parenting Your 6-to-36 Month-Old Child

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Toddler’s First Steps is a reference guide for parents and caregivers of children between the ages of 6 months and 36 months (3 years) of age. The foundations of lifelong health are built in the early years, so this time in your child’s life is especially important.

Toddler’s First Steps provides trusted information on how to nurture the healthy development of your child. As your child grows, they will learn and change at an amazing speed. This resource provides guidance on how to support your child as they go through the many stages of toddlerhood and encounter new experiences such as the arrival of a new baby or entering child care. You will also find information on where to find additional resources to support you and your family.

Toddler's First Steps may be available in print in English through your health care provider, or you may be able to find copies at your local library. Translations are available in Chinese and French.

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Updated September 29, 2020