Written by Diane Bahr, a speech-language pathologist with more than 30 years of experience, this book is a wealth of necessary information for any new parent.
It contains practical advice for all new parents on everything they need to know about oral development from birth to 8 years old.
Your baby uses the muscles of the face and mouth to accomplish this smile. However, these structures are also used for eating, drinking and speaking. Significant mouth development occurs during the first two years of your baby’s life. By using this simple appropriate techniques during the first two years of life, you can help your baby develop the best mouth structure and movement possible.
You can help your child develop:
- Good mouth strucutres that will support overall health
- Appropriate eating and drinking skills that will be used throughout life
- Mouth structures that will support the development of good speech
Creative Child Magazine 2010 Top Choice Award
“Diane Bahr’s new book shares all her expertise and is the gold standard for parents to easily understand and help in their child’s development” Susan Harrison (parent of a child with special needs)