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Infants and Toddlers

If you are a parent and you want to get your child’s life off to a healthy start, here are some resources to help you.


Healthy Eating

Mothers (and fathers, too!) Get your baby off to the best start by breastfeeding. Breastfeeding benefits the baby, the mother, the family and the environment. Learn more about breastfeeding.

Selected nutrition and feeding information for the parents of infants and young children from the ND WIC program.

Mom and Baby

Healthy Living

Immunize to protect babies from disease.

Caring for infants and toddlers

Licensed childcare website and Child Care Resource and Referral.

Developmental Stages

Parenting the First Year is a series of downloadable newsletters that provide information on your child’s development, safety, parenting tips, questions and answers and North Dakota resources for the parents of infants.

Parents and other adults provide the stable foundation that is necessary as a child reaches for his or her full potential. Information on children’s growth and development from NDSU Extension’s Bright Beginnings.

The NDSU Extension Service offers Parenting Pipeline, a series of newsletters that provide insights and information on children at various ages and stages to help parents help their children build self-esteem, develop creativity and reach physical, social, emotional and intellectual potential.