Incorporating the latest recommendations from the AAP, Zachry - also a professor of OT at The University of Tennessee Health and Science Center - bases the book on her over 20 years of experience and extensive research by her and other experts in the field. Retro Baby Covers how an infant's brain, body, motor and sensory skills develop, explains the negative impacts of overusing certain baby gear and provides specific instructions for play positions and activities that are appropriate for each developmental stage, giving parents both a starting point and guidelines to help them properly invest in their child's future.
Retro Baby arms parents and caregivers of children birth to 24 months with important advice including:
- Activities, tips (and even homemade toy suggestions) for building a solid sensory motor foundations throughout various stages of a child's development;
- The proper and healthy daily amount of time to use various types of baby gear; certain baby gear to avoid;
- Tips for practicing Tummy Time;
- Preventing Positional Skull Deformities.