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Pathways.org creates parent-friendly videos to help caregivers ensure children reach their fullest potential. Watch and compare to your child to ensure they are…
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Thinking about adding a pet 🐶🐱🐰 to your growing family? Pets can have a positive impact on your child’s development so head over to Pathways.org to learn more about it! #childdevelopment #familypets #parentingtips #socialemotionalskills #communicationskills #kidsandpets #petfriend #kidsmentalhealth 📹: @zzame87

Social-Emotional Development

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Babies love blocks! How many ways can your baby play with blocks from 0-12 months old? Watch the full video at Pathways.org to find out! #babyplay #babyplayideas #babyactivities #babytoys #blocks
With so many toys out there, it's hard to figure out which one to get! Find out what our experts think are the best toys for baby's develoment during their first year! #babytoys #playtime #babyplay #babyactivity #grossmotorskills #finemotorskills #babydevelopment #infantdevelopment
Encourage kids to play with open-ended 🧸 and close-ended toys 🧩! Kids can learn through play so try to encourage them to play with both types of toys to promote your child's social skills, concentration abilities, and more! View a list of the best open-ended and close-ended toys for toddlers at Pathways.org. #toys #kidtoys #openendedtoys #closendedtoys #play #playtime #kidsplay

Play Development

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Baby is communicating with you through their smile! Babies typically start smiling at 6-12 weeks. However, you may notice a smile or smirk after baby is born, some as early as the first 36 hours of life! Learn more about baby's development and encourage them to smile with tips at Pathways.org. #babydevelopment #babysmile #firstsmile #babytips #babysfirst #newbornbaby #earlycommunication 📷: @bk_oliva, @olivia__mcray, @goodbyeabcs, @jen__chen, @_i_12ene, @beccasrhodes

Communication Development

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Is baby able to pick up tiny objects using their thumb and index finger? That's a 9-12 month baby motor milestone! Also known as the pincer grasp, this motor skill helps baby to self-feed and do many other important things! #finemotor #pincergrasp #finemotorskills #babydevelopment #occupationaltherapy #pediatricoccupationaltherapy
At 0-3 months of age, baby should be able to hold their head up while lying on their tummy. Help encourage baby to lift and hold their head up with these helpful tips from professionally trained therapists! #motordevelopment #motorskills #babymilestones #babytips #newparenttips #pediatrictherapy #pediatrics #physicaltherapy #pediatricphysicaltherapy #helpbaby #newborn #newbornbaby #motorskills #motordevelopment Copyright © 2021 Pathways Foundation
What does a 2 month old baby's side lying position look like in transition? Use this typical and atypical motor development side by side comparison video to help you recognize early motor delays. #sidelying #motordevelopment #motorskills #babydevelopment #baby #newbornbaby #newborndevelopment #physio #pediatrictherapy #physicaltherapy #pediatricphysicaltherapy #pediatrics #earlyintervention #babyhealth

Motor Development

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From textured toys to new smells, help baby discover all their senses through play by viewing our Sensory Development Activities video for 7-9 month old babies. Watch this entire video by heading over to Pathways.org #sensory #sensoryplay #babyplay #babygames #babyactivities #sensoryactivities #sensoryfun #funideas #babydevelopment #sensorydevelopment #OT #occupationaltherapy #pediatricOT #babysensory Copyright © 2021 Pathways Foundation
Time to play using your 7 senses! Get baby moving and grooving to all their favorite senses with these fun 4-6 month baby activities! #sensory #sensoryplay #babyplay #babygames #babyactivities #sensoryactivities #sensoryfun #funideas #babydevelopment #sensorydevelopment #OT #occupationaltherapy #pediatricOT #babysensory Copyright © 2021 Pathways Foundation

Sensory Development

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From sitting, rolling, to walking - so many things are happening during baby's first year! Watch this video to track some important motor milestones you'll be seeing. #milestones #babymilestones #babydevelopment #motorskills #pediatrictherapy #pediatrics #babysfirstyear #newparents
Newborns typically feed around 6 times per day, and drink 2 to 6 ounces of liquid per feeding. Watch to see the other feeding milestones your baby should reach by 3 months! #babydevelopment #milestones #babymilestones #breastfeeding #babyformula #babyhealth #babynutrition #infantdevelopment #babymilk
Whether it's getting dressed or having a regular sleep schedule - check out these 13-18 month toddler sensory milestones to see what your little one will be up to. Go to Pathways.org to view more milestone videos! #milestones #toddlermilestones #toddlerdevelopment #sensorymilestones #sensoryskills #sensorydevelopment

Development and Milestones By Age

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As your baby ages, their feeding skills start improving. You may notice their grip on food is changing! Before, they would grab with their whole hand. Now they are bringing their thumb and index finger together to pinch and grasp food - also known as the pincer grasp! #finemotor #finemotorskills #babydevelopment #pediatricot #pediatricoccupationaltherapy #babyskills #babyeducation #pincergrasp #babyfood #babyeats #babyfeeding #feedingdevelopment
What can toddlers 12+ months old eat? If your little one is an independent walker, try introducing these foods! Click on link to watch this video! #toddlerfood #toddlertips #toddlereating #parentingtips #babyeat #babyfood #feedingguide
Bread, cooked pasta, and sliced cheese? Sounds like what baby can eat at 10-12 months of age when they are beginning to walk! Find out what else they eat and get more feeding tips when you watch this video!⁣ #parentingtips #newparents #babyeat #babyfood #feedingguide #feedingbaby ⁣

Feeding Baby

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Help baby learn how to walk with a little help from furniture and toys! Try this Furniture Follow activity to develop your future walker's gross motor skills and independence! #babygames #babyactivities #motordevelopment #motorskills #grossmotor #grossmotorskills #babyplay #learningthroughplay #playwithbaby #babyactivities #walkingtips #babywalk #firststeps #babywalking #babymilestones #10monthsold #11monthsold #12monthsold Copyright © 2020 Pathways Foundation
Even newborns love to play in front of mirrors! Spend time bonding with baby by talking about their reflection so they can learn about themselves! #babygames #babyplay #motordevelopment #learningthroughplay #babyactivities #newborn #newbornbaby #2monthsold #3monthsold #babytips #babyactivity #mirrorgames #mirrorplay Copyright © 2020 Pathways Foundation
Play this standing exercise to strengthen your 7-9 month baby's legs to prepare them for walking! *𝐏𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐞 𝐧𝐨𝐭𝐞*: When helping baby pull up, make sure you feel baby activating their arms to “help” you with the movement. If they are more passive, you can move your hands under their armpit on the rib cage to help them. #babygames #babyactivities #babyplay #playwithbaby #motorskills #grossmotor #pediatrictherapy #motordevelopment #babytips Copyright © 2020 Pathways Foundation

Baby Games and Activities

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New to #TummyTime and in need of some tricks and tips for parents and caregivers? Learn about Tummy Time and some of the positions you can try to help baby thrive! Head over to Pathways.org to watch the full video. #babydevelopment #pediatrics #pediatrictherapy #parentingtips #newparents #newbaby #newbornbaby #babytips #motorskills #grossmotor #babyactivities #infantdevelopment #tummytimetips #tummytimeideas #tummytimehelp #pediatricOT #milestones #torticollis #developmentalmilestones #momtlife
Watch one mom, Jill, as she shares her story of Tummy Time with her two small sons, William and Stevie. Learn practical tips she used when her baby first resisted Tummy Time and the benefits she has seen since he became more comfortable with Tummy Time.
Signs such as baby having a head tilt, not reaching the 3 month milestone of lifting their head up, and loose tone led to the early detection of Torticollis in Jonathon. After physical therapy sessions and therapy done at home his posture, motor development and balance have improved. Watch our video to see his progress.

Helping With Tummy Time

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Occupational therapy helps kids with activities they need and want to do every day including self care skills (feeding, dressing, grooming, etc.), playing and communicating, and being part of their family. Copyright © 2018 Pathways Foundation
Ryder’s journey begins with his parents noticing his struggles during Tummy Time, his difficulty playing in a group, and how easily he would become tired when attempting tasks his peers had mastered. Through sensory integration therapy, his social participation has increased. Because of early detection and early intervention, therapy has been able to help Ryder make strides in his sensory development and more. Copyright © 2018 Pathways Foundation
See how Sylvie improves her fine motor skills and is now able to better participate in everyday activities with her classmates and friends.

Personal Stories

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Mirror play is fun and great for baby's development! Use these mirror activity ideas to encourage baby to develop important skills, from communication to visual motor. #babydevelopment #babytoys #babyvision #babyplay #babyactivities
Are you excited to see baby's first smile? Find out when this happens and how you can encourage baby to show you that smile! #babysmile #babybonding #babytips #babydevelopment #newborn #newbornbaby #newborntips #newparentstips #babyfirsts #smile Copyright © 2022 Pathways Foundation
Kids with healthy social-emotional skills are more likely to succeed in school, work, and life. But what are social-emotional skills? And what do these skills look like for a baby at 0-12 months of age? Watch this video to find out! #socialemotional #socialemotionallearning #baby #babydevelopment #babyeducation Copyright © 2020 Pathways Foundation

Parents' Guide to Development

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Ouch! Babies and toddlers are prone to falls as they grow and hit new milestones and it can be scary for parents when it happens. So what's a parent to do? #babydevelopment #pediatrictherapy #parentingtips #newparents #babytips #babysafety #kidsafety
Routines helps build stability and confidence in kids of all ages, including babies. Establish a helpful routine for kids by watching the full video at Pathways.org! #WatchThisWednesday #parenting #parentingtips #childdevelopment #kidsroutine #executivefunction #OT #dailyroutinesforkids #occupationaltherapy #routines #organized #mentalhealth #executivefunctionskills
How can new dads bond with their babies? Some dads may wonder how they can spend time with their baby during the early years of their development. Use these tips to help dads connect with babies and develop a lasting bond! Then head over to the Pathways.org website for more ideas! #babydevelopment #babytips #dadtips #newparents  #fathersday #newbaby #parenting #parentingtips #babyanddaddy #familytime #babybonding #bondingwithbaby #infantcare #dadlife #fatherhood #newparents #newborntips

Parenting Tips

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