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whats the differance between infant and toddler

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Infant is birth to the beginning of 12th month of age. Toddler is 1year and up.
An infant refers to the stage from birth to the first year of life. Toddler years are from the child's first birthday up to about age 4 or 5.
In educational terms, infants become toddlers at 12 months, and toddlers become preschoolers as 2.9 years. These age parameters affect student:teacher ratios and class sizes, which is why the younger your child is, the more expensive is daycare--because the student:teacher ratio must be smaller, so the cost is greater to the daycare or preschool, and that is passed along to you.Lori
an infant is from birth to 12 months toddler is from 12 months to 5 years old

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