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Practical suggestions to parents on care of young children from the first months to the age of four or five. The main stages of development are dealt with, from weaning, at about five months, onward. On the physical side, hints on training in sound and regular habits are included; on the psychological, hints on prevention of unnecessary fears, of boredom, of bad temper or maladjustment. Patience, firmness and understanding are essential qualities in the parent.


UK : Ministry of Health, 1946.

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1 videocassette (VHS) (28 min.) : 1 DVD (28 min.) : sound, black and white, PAL. sound, black and white.

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These viewing copies were made from material preserved at the BFI National Archive.

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Made by Realist Film Unit Ltd. A Central Office of Information film for the Ministry of Health, in cooperation with the Central Council for Health Education. Produced by Alexander Shaw and John Taylor and directed by Brian Smith.



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