On the importance of face time for emotional health by @AmerAcadPeds The dance between you and your baby: - When you smile, your infant will smile back - When you coo, your baby coos - When you laugh, he laughs h/t @politicalmath & @tapuaetai_l

5:07 PM · Aug 19, 2021

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Thank you Martin! You are such a great voice and important advocate for common sense and humanity in these crazy times!
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SEEING smiles is important. I’m worried about the delayed social development of this young generation
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As an expectant mother about to give birth during this COVID panic, I’m more stressed about being forced to mask in front of my newborn than giving birth. Thank you Martin for posting this.
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the beauty of the human expressiveness and human face. Sadly these days I feel like we will all end up suffering from some new form of prosopagnosia, especially our young ones
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More on the importance of face time from @AmerAcadPeds -Your baby develops the ability to read your face when sizing up strangers -Smiling at your baby signals everything is fine -If you are not able to smile, this causes fear and upset -Be aware of what your face is "saying"
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YES! I guess they forgot to memory hole this important piece of information regarding child development!
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