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Focus on Milestones
February 2017 | Issue No. 141
There is an old African proverb that says, "It takes a village to raise a child." In today's social world, the networks of relationships you form create your modern-day village—grandparents, neighbors, teachers, friends, and others who touch your life directly or indirectly. 
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Development screening for refugee children
217_refugeeboy_hc.jpgA study published in Pediatrics found that refugee children's development is at risk due to the difficulties in the process of relocation.
Wonder what milestones are next for your child?
This Milestones in Action library was created by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help parents learn about typical developmental milestones from 2 months to 5 years of age. You can celebrate your child’s milestones by tracking them with a free milestone checklist and sharing it with your child’s doctor.  
The Picky Eater Project
Is your child 3 or soon to be?
217_AmazingMe.jpgOrder Amazing Me—It’s Busy Being 3! for FREE! In this children’s book, Joey, an amazing 3-year-old kangaroo, is very excited about all that he can do now that he is 3. Joey doesn’t know it, but these amazing things are called developmental milestones. Parents, this book will show you what to look for as your child grows and develops.
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