I am participating RIGHT NOW in the Twitter Chat “Talking is Learning” hosted by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Healthy Children & Too Small to Fail”. Join in the chatter on Twitter to learn some great tips on how parents can encourage children’s healthy development. Topics will include brain, language and social-emotional development. I have my twitter feed on my sidebar so keep watch on it! Other “tweetiatricians” are participating! Join in on the conversation!
Follow me on Twitter: @nerissabauer
AAP Social Media Ambassador for American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
Archive of TWEETS from @nerissabauer during #TalkingIsTeaching:
Q1: Why is early learning important? #TalkingIsTeaching
A1: Early learning is critical to building foundation 4 positive rel, healthy social-emotional dev & school readiness
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Q2: What are the best activities to do with my child to boost his or her brain and language development? #TalkingIsTeaching
Q4: How can parents support children as they learn how to develop healthy relationships & ways to express their feelings? #TalkingIsTeaching
Q5: Why is bonding important, and how do I begin bonding with my baby from birth? #TalkingIsTeaching
A5: Bonding is essential 2 the mother-infant relationship. If you need help, ask. Your child’s doctor can help w/ mood.
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A5: Breastfeeding promotes bonding. Ask 4 help if you are having problems from doc or lactation consultants.
Q6: How do children learn through play? #TalkingIsTeaching
A6: Children learn through playing. Fun, provides plenty of chances to navigate friendships. Promotes creativity.
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A6: Yes, kids’ play can be repetitious–but they are doing serious business learning through doing.
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Q7: How can parents and pediatricians work together to promote healthy brain development? #TalkingIsTeaching
A7: Parents ask questions. Your child’s doctor is here to help #TalkingIsTeaching 2retweets 2 likes
A7: Coordination is Key! Young children benefit when parents, medical homes and educators all work together #TalkingIsTeaching 7retweets 8 likes
A7: pediatricians & parents are partners all interested in one thing. Your child’s health! #TalkingIsTeaching 2retweets 1 like
A7: Pediatricians provide care within a medical home. Parents are part of the team. #TalkingIsTeaching 2retweets 2 likes
Q8: Where can parents go if they are concerned about their child’s development? #TalkingIsTeaching
A8: Pediatricians, parenting classes, mothers groups & @postpartumHelp are among resources 4 families #TalkingIsTeaching 0retweets 2likes
A8: no question is silly. Everyone has concerns. Talk to your child’s doctor if u are worried. #TalkingIsTeaching 0retweets 1like
A8: Pediatricians not only there to give vaccines and check growth. They provide parenting support! #TalkingIsTeaching 1retweet 3 likes
A8: if you have questions ask our child’s doctor. Supporting parents is a big part of what we do! #TalkingIsTeaching 1 retweet 1like