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    Delayed Cord Clamping May Improve Fine Motor Skills

    Adding to the growing body of evidence of the benefits of delayed cord clamping, a follow-up study published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics reveals an associated between delayed cord clamping (DCC) and fine motor skills at age 4, especially among boys. The original study led by Dr. Ola Andersson, a researcher at Uppsala University and […] More

  • Cotton Ball Snowball Paper Plate Craft

    Cotton Ball Snowball Paper Plate Craft

    Learning to use glue on small objects helps children master fine motor skills. Last winter as a snowy day craft, my daughter and I made a snowball cotton ball craft together. Picking up and dipping the cotton balls in glue helped her work on her dexterity. And I got a cute handmade craft to hang […] More