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The staff at Cradle Inn Daycare wishes to keep you informed and up-to-date with links to helpful websites and timely articles. Being a responsible parent and caring for your child is the most important job you will ever have. We hope to be a partner in this endeavor. Check back often as this page is updated on a regular basis.

 


http://www.babycenter.com/0_the-ferber-method-demystified_7755.bc

For parents who are having trouble getting that infant to fall to sleep on their own without being held.


 

http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sts/Pages/default.aspx

 

An excellent link dealing with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).


http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/diapers-clothing/Pages/Swaddling-Is-it-Safe.aspx

 

Article discusses safe swaddling practices for newborns/infants.


 http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/11/amber-teething-necklaces-pose-choking-hazard/?_r=0

 

Amber Teething Necklaces:  Article condemns their use for safety reasons.


 http://www.cdc.gov/rsv/about/transmission.html 

A very informative link regarding RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection).  This is a highly contagious virus that occurs predominantly in children under two years of age.  

 

http://www.babysignlanguage.com/chart/

Baby sign language charts for you to practice with your child

 


 

http://www.webmd.com/parenting/guide/7-secrets-of-toddler-discipline

An excellent article dealing with best ways to discipline toddlers with consistency and love

 


  www.nnepc.org/

 

Northern New England Poison Control Center- the regional poison center for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont. It is available 24/7 to provide immediate treatment advice for poisonings and answer questions about poisons and prevention.  1-800-222-1222 (Voice) 711 (Maine Relay) Suggestion: Make this phone number a speed-dial number and/or keep near your home phone.

 


 

www.maine.gov/education/sfs/

 

Maine Child Nutrition

 

 


 www.babycenter.com

 

Track your baby’s development week by week

 


 

 

www.healthychildren.org

 

“Powered by pediatricians. Trusted by parents.” (from the American Academy of Pediatrics)

 

 


  

http://alphamom.com/family-fun/activities/portland-maine-50-things-to-do-with-kids-before-they-grow-up/

 

Great website with useful information

 

 


  

http://everydaylife.globalpost.com/cheap-things-kids-near-portland-maine-11903.html

 

Cheap things to do with kids near Portland Maine

 

 


  

http://www.familydaysout.com/kids-things-to-do-usa/portland/me/ 

 

Fun things to do with kids in the greater Portland area

 

 


  

http://www.webmd.com/children/features/stop-bedwetting

 

A very helpful website- How to stop bedwetting – WebMD (also covering many other important topics)

 

 


  www.GorhamSchools.org

 

Gorham school department

 

 


 

www.WestbrookSchools.org

 

Westbrook school department

 

 


  www.bonneyeagle.org

 

Maine School Administrative District #6- Standish, Buxton, Hollis and Limington

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