This module, adapted from the “Secrets of Baby Behavior” module developed by the USDA Special Project Grant for WIC, gives home visitors in-depth information about infant behavior to share with new and expecting parents. It is a pre-requisite for three HVC modules; Breastfeeding, Child Development Birth to 3 (Virginia Early Intervention Module) and Child Development 3 to 5.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify six infant states
  2. Recognize infant cues
  3. Describe typical infant crying, sleep and hunger patterns