The Social Emotional Target Anticipatory Guidance Model was born out of experience gained in routine pediatric clinical practice. It provides guidance on ways busy primary care pediatricians could still actively promote caregiver-newborn relationship, and thus, the social-emotional health enhancement of children.
Beginning from the time they were born, children acquire optimum social-emotional health through quality relationships with their caregivers.
Below are the five caregiver practices which lead to strong dyad relationships and children with healthy social-emotional development.
Calm and Regulation