The first year of life is one of the most important stages for your baby’s brain growth and development!
With over 30 years of experience in guiding parents in their child’s development, pediatric occupational therapist Sharon Drewlo brings you GUIDE & GROW: Baby’s 1st Year, an easy-to-navigate monthly guide to understanding and supporting your baby’s development throughout the first year.
This book provides you with:
A thorough list of monthly milestones and development in 9 areas: Fine Motor • Gross Motor • Social-Emotional • Self-Help Communication • Cognitive and Play • Visual • Visual-Motor • Sensory
A wide variety of easy-to-implement activities and strategies in each month that can be incorporated into daily routines to support baby’s development
Examples of developmental concerns to discuss with your health care provider
A Baby Development Tracker Template for you to record baby’s achievements and memorable moments
A page for notes at the end of each chapter – use the notes and tracker to refer to at appointments with your health care provider
With GUIDE & GROW: Baby’s 1st Year, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of your baby’s development and have a wide variety of activities and strategies to help support your little one’s development all the way to their 1st birthday!
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Sharon Drewlo, OTR/L, CIMI, is a ND farm girl turned pediatric occupational therapist of more than 30 years and a certified infant massage instructor, who values her life’s calling to a profession helping children and families. Other treasured life roles include wife, foster mom, daughter, sister, friend and a very serious auntie role. It is her mission that every parent be empowered in understanding their child’s development, and confident in helping their child move forward to achieve their greatest potential.
Sharon has guided parents in their children’s development in a variety of settings, but it is working with children and families in their natural environments where she observes children achieving best outcomes in less time with parents feeling empowered in carrying over recommendations that support their child’s development and fit into their daily routines.
As the founder of Forward Therapy Solutions PLLC, Sharon provides several services for children and families in the home or community setting and through Telehealth;
Sharon earned her occupational therapy degree from the University of North Dakota in 1988, beginning her journey of lifelong learning through the many cherished relationships and experiences in her work with children, families and colleagues. The journey continues…