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K-State Research and Extension - Bookstore

K-State Research and Extension Bookstore

24 Umberger Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-3402

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  • MF3324
    Building Baby's Brain: Is Breast Milk Best?

    Deciding how to feed your baby is one of the most important decisions expectant parents make during pregnancy. The first year of your baby's life is a time of rapid growth. By making sure your baby gets the nourishment he needs, he'll be able to develop to his fullest potential. This publication address questions you may have regarding breast- vs. bottle-feeding and what you can to do enhance your baby's brain development. 2-page, color.

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  • MF3329
    Building Baby's Brain: Buffering the Brain from Toxic Stress

    Children who live in unpredictable worlds, who do not have the opportunity to form a secure attachment with a caregiver, or who live in an unsafe physical environment live in a constant state of heightened stress. This severe, chronic stress can have profound and long-lasting negative effects on brain development. Buffering children from toxic stress can support early brain development. 4-page, color.

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  • S134K
    Essential Living Skills: Safe Practices for Your Infant

    This publication in the Essential Living Skills series focuses on safety issues many parents encounter. It outlines safe sleep practices, car seat safety, and the importance of vaccinations. 20 pages, color.

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  • MF3319
    Building Baby's Brain: Prime Times for Learning

    Research in brain development shows there are certain windows of opportunity, known as sensitive periods, when certain parts of the brain develop most quickly. These windows are prime times for learning certain skills because the brain is ready to build networks of connections in response to what the five senses absorb. Here are some of those prime times, what to expect, and what you can do to improve brain development. 2-page, color.

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  • MF3321
    Building Baby's Brain: What Child Care Can Do

    Child care providers play an important role in nurturing children's healthy brain development. When it comes to supporting healthy brain development, the type of child care is less important than the quality of care a child receives. This publication will help you understand the components of quality child care and the effects of low-quality child care on brain development. 2-page, color.

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