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Anticipatory guidance

provide information to parents and caregivers on what to expect in a child's current and next developmental stage so that the child's needs can be anticipated and properly managed

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Dental home

establish a dentist of record in the community early in childhood for continuous and comprehensive preventive interventions, dental hygiene, and dental care

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Grazing

eating or drinking at will throughout the day or evening

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Infant

child younger than 1 year of age

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Neonate

newborn

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Neonatal

refers to the period immediately following birth and continuing through the first month of life

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Nonnutritive sucking

sucking fingers, thumb, pacifiers, or other objects for comfort

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Premature birth

birth that occurs before the expected delivery date; denotes an infant born before 37 weeks of gestation

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Sippy cup

a special cup with a lid that may have a straw or a drinking projection to teach a young child to drink

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Toddler

child from age 1 year to approximately 3 years of age

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Wean

to discontinue breast- or bottle-feeding; to nourish the infant with other food