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HSE article for Development

Your child learning through play

How play helps your child develop mentally and physically, learn new skills and become more social and independent.

Tummy time to strengthen your baby's muscles

How to keep your baby active and help develop their neck and back muscles by encouraging them to do tummy time several times a day.

Screen time and young children

There is evidence to suggest that if a child spends a lot of time in front of a screen in early childhood, it can have a negative effect on their development. Learn how you can avoid problems with screen time and young children.