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Meet our new development expert:

Dr. Jeanette Cohen

Jeanette Sawyer Cohen, PhD specializes in early childhood development, maternal well-being, and parent-child interactions. We work closely with Jeanette and other experts to produce toys that we believe are developmentally appropriate for your child.

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Why Babies Love Peek-a-Boo

The Singers

The Lamaze Infant Development System is endorsed by and based on the Lamaze International philosophy of natural and healthy parenting. The original concepts were designed in close conjunction with Yale University child development experts, Drs. Jerome and Dorothy Singer.

Dr. Dorothy Singer Ph.D.

Dr. Singer was the original expert that advised on many of the top items still in production today.
Dorothy G. Singer was a Senior Research Scientist, Department of Psychology, Yale University. She was the Co-Director of the Yale University Family Television Research and Consultation Center affiliated with the Zigler Center for Child Development and Public Policy.
She was a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. Her research and publications are in the area of early childhood development, television effects on youth, and parent training in imaginative play.
Professor Singer received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2006, and in 2009, the Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Media Psychology from the American Psychological Association. She authored over 150 articles and over 25 books.

Lamaze International

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