Infant and early childhood mental health is defined as the quality of a child’s first and early relationships and the child’s social and emotional development. Experts look at a little one’s ability to…

  • Experience warm and responsive relationships with care givers
  • Create relationships with others
  • Explore and learn
  • Communicate in play
  • Express and regulate emotion

Learn more from this original article published on the Mary Black Foundation blog, along with research references and resources.

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