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Dr Emmi Pikler defined seven guiding principles for caring for
Babies need our full attention - especially when involved in
caring activity times. We need to be calm and operate at a slower,
relaxed pace around babies. Caregivers need to take the time to
make nappy changing, feeding, bathing and dressing, unhurried and
pleasant quality time with the baby as a respected, active
Work together with babies on activities which includes plenty of
talking about what we're doing and giving them the time to
Never put a baby into a position which they cannot get into by
themselves. This includes keeping restraining baby care equipment
like walkers and highchairs to a minimum.
Allow babies uninterrupted time for play. This gives them time to
experience independence and we see the beginnings of self-esteem
and confidence as a result.
Pay respectful attention to babies' communication cues.
We're very happy to discuss our philosophy around care of babies.
We never lose sight of the fact that we are caring for your child
in partnership with you.
As babies move through their first year or so they move
from dependent to interdependent.