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Home to discussions about breastfeeding basics, feeding on cue, extended breastfeeding, comfort nursing, bottle nursing, introducing solids, gentle weaning, coping with toddler pickiness, creating healthy eating habits in older children and more. Age range: birth through childhood and beyond.
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Exploring parenting philosophies, building a strong relationship between expectant parents, educating yourself about breastfeeding and learning about infant and child development are all a part of API’s Prepare for Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Principle. Age range: pre-conception through the early post-partum period.
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Build the foundations of empathy and trust in your child by responding to a child’s cues, dealing with stranger and separation anxiety, working through tantrums, responding to the emotional needs of older children and much more. Age range: birth through young adulthood.
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189 920
Discussions related to the benefits of skin-to-skin contact, babywearing, infant massage, preventing overuse of infant swings/jumpers/etc and nurturing touch with older children. Age range: birth through childhood.
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This forum is dedicated to discussions related to sleep from infancy through teens. Topics of discussion may include attachment parenting and sleep, the family bed, recognizing infant sleep patterns, safe sleep, nighttime routines, night terrors, nursing to sleep and more. Age range: birth through childhood.
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Planning a date night, returning to work, new family routines, alternate caregivers, continuity of care and reconnecting after a separation are just a few topics covered by the Consistent and Loving Care Principle. Age range: birth through early childhood.
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Discussions regarding developmentally appropriate behavior, modeling positive actions, positive discipline research, discipline through play, the use of natural consequences, alternatives to time-outs, etc. Age range: birth through young adulthood.
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187 1,169
New mother support, fun ideas for family night, creating family traditions, working through parent burnout, create friendships with other AP parents, taking time for yourself and creative couple time ideas are just a few topics covered in this forum. Age range: perfect for all parents.
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