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The Wonder Weeks Summary

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The Wonder Weeks SummaryHow to Stimulate the Most Important Developmental Weeks in Your Baby’s First 20 Months and Turn these 10 Predictable, Great, Fussy Phases into Magical Leaps Forward

At one moment your baby smiles, at the next, it burst out crying.

You have no idea what went wrong! Is it hungry? Did it hurt itself?

Do not worry; it is completely normal. Read our summary of “The Wonder Weeks” and understand what happens in moments like that.

Who Should Read “The Wonder Weeks”? and Why?

The first year and a half after your baby is born are the time when a chain of neurological changes happens to your child. The sequence of these changes follows a universal pattern.

In “The Wonder Weeks” authors Hetty van de Rijt and Frans Plooij explain all the changes that lie ahead in the next 18 months.

We recommend this book to all parents to be, parents who want to understand their baby’s behavior better, as well as psychologists and pediatricians interested in infant development.

Getting what your baby is going through and why it acts the way it does, will help you be more supportive during your child’s developmental stages.

About Hetty van de Rijt and Frans Plooij

Hetty van de Rijt and Frans PlooijHetty van de Rijt and Frans Plooij were a husband and wife that after studying psychology showed interest in infant development.

In the 70s, they studied young chimpanzees in Tanzania, before dedicating two decades to studying human babies.

“The Wonder Weeks Summary”

Your baby cries!

But why?

You fed it, you caressed it, and you tucked him in his cradle to sleep. There is nothing to cry about!

Now, stop panicking.

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