A child goes through different phases of growth and development right from birth till he/she becomes a semi-independent child starting preschool. During this critical window from 0-5years of age is a period of dynamic changes occuring everyday in the child’s body and mind. The old adage, it takes a village to raise a child only goes to speak of the deep influence the members of a child’s immediate community – the family, has on his/her ability to communicate and interpret their surrounding environment. Hence, there are factors that can both hinder as well as help a child during this critical growth phase.
Please go through the slides that outline some basic points that families may bear in mind, that can go a long way in influencing a child’s growth and development in the long run.
DISCLAIMER: Please note that this guide is for information purposes only. Please consult a qualified health practitioner for safe management.