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The Impact of Isolation and Social Distancing on Babies and Children

Isolation and social distancing measures may cause concerns for parents about how they can help their baby learn, develop, and achieve important milestones.

Equally parents with toddlers at home, who are used to attending nursery, pre-school or other group settings, may have concerns about how isolation from other children will impact on their child’s emotional wellbeing, social skills, and overall development.

For all parents or main caregivers, it is worth noting that one of the most immediate and important things they can do for their baby or child, is to provide close physical contact or loving cuddles

Read here on how you can help you baby develop whilst at home Impact of Isolation and Social Distancing on Babies and Children


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