Educarer, Magda Gerber Her Babies Teach Parents and Teachers
Until recently the care of infants in this country has largely been the concern of the family and family physician. Only in the last two decades has the need for alternative care become increasingly apparent. Magda Gerber has been a pioneer in this field and through the years of study and work with young children she has developed a program entitled RESOURCES FOR INFANT EDUCARERS. Much of her philosophy was nurtured along by the eminent Hungarian Pediatrician, Dr. Emmi Pikler. Dr. Pikler was her family pediatrician. So profound was Dr. Pikler’s influence that Magda decided to study and specialize in the care of young children as her own life’s work.
At the National Methodological Institute for…
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